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Thursday , 30 May 2024

Town Planning

Is flyover a long-term and sustainable mobility solution?

A Transportation Systems Engineering perspective It’s a common misconception that building flyovers can solve traffic congestion, but in reality, they merely shift the point of traffic congestion. Ashish Verma, Professor & Convenor and Rohit Singh Nitwal Ph.D. Scholar, IISc Sustainable Transportation Lab ( IST Lab), Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru point out that the ultimate goal ...

Interagency coordination for better urban infrastructure

As cities grow, the provision for urban infrastructure and civic services become complex both in scale and geographic dispersion. Managing these complex operations by the City Corporation alone shall be cumbersome and inefficient. Abdul Malik, Secretary, Greater Cochin Development Authority talks about the key parameters that determine the needed coordination between various governmental agencies in creating an effective urban infrastructure, ...