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
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
Simply put: Delhi Master's Plan
Why rapid urbanisation in peri-urban areas is a concern for Chandigarh
Kharar, an urban settlement in Chandigarh, is witness to fast-track development in the past few years
India is moving at jet speed, people should be able to move too
1 in 4 men and every second woman in India are physically inactive; can Indian construct cities which are creators of health, environment and equity?
In Telangana’s Badanpet, a dumpsite turns into a rock garden, nursery
As of now, this nursery is self-reliant in supplying saplings for horticultural purposes, park development, road median development, greening and …
India is not producing enough town planners to make our cities more livable
Our cities are not equipped to handle the surge in population
India’s urban floods: Why we need to look at nature-based solutions
Solutions to reduce the loss of lives and livelihoods from urban floods; Can be exercised by individuals and local govts
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 …
'Inclusive urbanisation is the answer'
S Janakarajan, professor at Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS), conducts research on urban and peri-urban issues, disaster management …
Transition to pedal
The world is discussing going back to cycling-to-work days. How can we contribute to better environment in 100 km cities?
Global South water-sensitive cities: Framing the discourse
Simply copy-pasting the concepts from the Global North will lead to sub-optimal solutions
COVID-19: Self-sufficient neighbourhoods are needed to make cities resilient
The need is to recognise what a neighbourhood requires and ensure that the planning makes everyday needs available — and accessible&…
Why we need to factor ecosystem services into economic development planning
The multiplier effects of healthy forest cover are enormous in terms of economic, social development objectives
COVID-19 and green, open spaces: What is going to be our new normal?
Living conditions created under a pandemic situation are also a reflection of the inadequacies of our cities