Recent Posts by Prashanth
Indore's new iBus now carries more than 23,000 passengers daily. Photo by EMBARQ India.
Launching the iBus: How public outreach led to transport success in Indore, India
This post originally appeared on WRI Insights. Indore, India—nicknamed “Mini Bombay”—is a booming city of two million people. The city’s rapidly growing population has created serious problems, including increased road congestion, travel delays, traffic accidents, and environmental degradation. Enter the “iBus.” Indore’s new Bus ...
Trial runs launched on the iBus bus rapid transit corridor, Indore, India. Photo by Dario Hidalgo.
iBus, a new BRT changing the transport landscape in Indore, India
Last month, India’s newest bus rapid transit (BRT) system – iBus – launched trial operations in Indore. Over the last seven years, the implementing agency, Atal Indore City Transport Services Limited (AICTSL) worked closely with several public and private agencies, ...
Driver-trainer Mohammad Hanif instructing Star Bus drivers on better driving and improved fuel efficiency
Better Driving, Improved Fuel Efficiency
With input from Umang Jain The Delhi Government introduced a new scheme to improve the operation of bus services where existing routes, 650 in total, were classified into ‘clusters’. This scheme envisaged concurrent operations of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) ...