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How Commuting Choices Influence Quality of Life in India’s Cities
How Commuting Choices Influence Quality of Life in India’s Cities
Cities across India are undertaking a variety of land-use, transportation and housing projects, but most plans do not consider the connection between the built environment and the health of residents. This is a mistake, according to new research by the ...
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Fazilka Ecocabs merges technology with tradition to improve transport in Indian cities.  Photo by Fazilka Ecocabs.
Fazilka Ecocabs Offers New Paradigm for Non-Motorized Transport in Indian Cities
This blog post is a part of the catalyzing new mobility program and receives support from The Rockefeller Foundation. Cycle rickshaws, an eco-friendly mode of transport, continue to play a role in para-transit and non-motorized modes of transport in Indian ...
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Smart Technology Entrepreneurship Initiatives for Auto-Rickshaw Rides
This blog post is a part of the catalyzing new mobility program and receives support from The Rockefeller Foundation. In a previous blog post, we highlighted the various opportunities in the auto-rickshaw sector for entrepreneurs to develop innovative businesses. One ...
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Bajaj unveiled its new four-wheeler vehicle at the 2012 Auto Expo. Photo by vm2827.
Bajaj’s RE60: A Four-Wheeler, But Not a Car?
In 2001, Bajaj Auto Ltd. revolutionized the motorcycle market in India with the launch of the Pulsar two-wheeler. Now, the firm is looking at another sector-wide transformation: At the 2012 Auto Expo, Bajaj Auto Ltd. showcased its new four-wheeler, the RE 60. This ...
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Hydrogen fuel could soon replace more traditional two-stroke engines in India. Photo by Marc Roberts.
India Showcases Hydrogen Fuel Auto-Rickshaws
  Auto-rickshaws are a mode of low-cost, point-to-point transportation in Indian cities. The use of two-stroke engines running on gasoline and diesel, coupled with poor maintenance, often results in high pollutant emissions, particularly particulate matter and hydrocarbons. There have been ...