Bus based public transport will remain the backbone of publci transport systems. Many cities have large networks and wealth of knowledge to operate them. Modernising city these networks will be a key strategy for ensuring a sustainable transport future. We started BusKaroPlus a peer learning network to exchange and build on best practices.
Pilot Corridor on AB Road in Indore - 12 kms – Work started in 2007 – EMBARQ India has provided technical support to the project since 2008.The system is expected to carry 35,000 passengers per day.
500 Billion USD of private sector investment will go to urban transport over the next 20 years.
Most ofthese start-ups / young companies will need early stage business support, finance to scale up and the risk will be regulatory barriers encountered as they scale up.
In the movie Panic Room, what was designed to be secure becomes an exit less trap.To compare this scenario with new townships would be unfair…
Madhav pai opening session - connect karo
Connecting Sustainable Transport toUrban DevelopmentMadhav Pai, Director, EMBARQ India
ConnectSustainable Transport to Urban DevelopmentKaroTaking Ideas to Action
A Fun Competition2 charts on the side of the roomWe want to know:What you love about your city (My city has)What you would love to see in your city (My city needs)Vote on people’s ideas and tomorrow we will announce themost popular onesReimagining Gated Communities
Sessions A B1BusKaroPlus – Updates from 2012,Activities for 2013TOD Karo - Challenges and Opportunitiesin Implementing TOD Principles in India2Bus Rapid Transit – Latest Update fromIndiaConnecting People to Cities – RedefiningMasterplans3Talking Transit III – Designing FeederServicesRoad Safety in Indian Cities4 Making Auto-rickshaws BetterWalking Transit - Enhancing Safe Access toTransit Nodes5Talking Transit III - Designing FeederServicesReimagining Gated Communities-Sustainable Mobility in private housingdevelopments6 Market Development in Sustainable Transport