Smart cities: Testing ground for sensor-based instruments
Smart cities are much-needed platforms for on-field use and evaluation of sensor-based technology
Bike-share companies are transforming US cities – and they're just getting started
The humble bicycle, aided by smartphone technology, is resurging as an urban transportation option
Los Angeles mayor launches city’s first-ever sustainable plan
The plan was released in the context of an expected population growth of 500,000 people in the city over the next two decades
The new wave
INDIAN MEGACITY AND ECONOMIC REFORMS A K Jain . Management Publishing House . 1996 . Price Rs 600
Will the future city, marked by responsible governance
and a concerned citizenry, be able to address the problems
dogging the world's urban centres?
What India should look like in 2100
A new anthology touches upon most facets of Indian society, but leaves the reader feeling like the proverbial blind man who describes an elephant …
Yes, Delhi Metro is more unaffordable than the New York City Subway
My own experience shows that the Delhi Metro pinches the minimum survival expense of a well-off Delhite at least twice as hard as the NYC subway …
What is the national clean air program (NCAP)?
The Indian government recently announced the draft guidelines of the National Clean Air Program? Polash Mukherjee from the Centre for Science and …
How Uber opens cities only to close them
Uber is just another intermediary capitalist that profits from the needs of typically urban people
Global Fund withdrawal
Me and my city
The electric vehicle boom is coming. What can we learn from early adopters?
From tiered electric rates to equitable taxes, experienced communities have a lot to teach when it comes to managing the anticipated influx of EVs
Memories of a city
Book>> Ahmedabad, Shock city of Twentieth Century India, by Howard Spodek, Orient Blackswan, Rs 795
Cleaning up the air
Joint-efforts improve air quality of 10 cities in the US
Tale of many cities
Watch: How water droplets can generate power
Vibration from water droplets hitting piezoelectric material can generate electricity
जहरीले धुएं की चपेट में आ रहा है वादियों का शहर देहरादून
दिवाली के बाद से दिल्ली की ही तरह उत्तराखंड की राजधानी देहरादून भी वायु प्रदूषण की चपेट में है और लोगों को बाहर निकलने में ...
Germany to provide Rs 720 crore loan to flood-hit Kerala
The amount would be used to promote climate-resilient transport infrastructure. Besides, a Rs 24 crore grant for international expertise in the …
Bengaluru leads India’s march into fastest-growing cities list
Country to occupy 17 of 20 top spots between 2019 and 2035, says recent report
889% rise in cases of crime against children since 2001; can ‘smart cities’ curb them?
Making roads and public transport safe for children and women to navigate is a demand long overdue
Deluge and response
The floods in Mumbai and Texas show that both India and the US are underdeveloped in disaster response and preparedness