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Thursday , 23 May 2024

MAKING A POINT

As per the business reports, Delhi was ranked 35th among 60 global cities in the world in Best Public Transport Index. While Hong Kong topped the list in the Best Public Transport category, Mumbai was ranked 41 due to its promising public transit system, reports Business Today.

Delhi’s attractive and affordable public transit led the city to achieve a good ranking. Currently, Delhi has 12 metro lines with 286 stations.
In Urban Mobility Readiness Index, Delhi bagged the 50th position. The city has been focusing on the electric vehicle transition to combat the pollution levels and therefore, it was ranked 46th in the Sustainable Mobility index.

Delhi scored low on most social impact indicators like safety, pollution, and national employment in the transportation sector. The low levels of car ownership in the future can help reduce congestion and improving air quality.  A promising public transit system in Mumbai which includes suburban rail and the Mumbai Metro, has led the city to grab 41st rank in the Best Public Transport Services category. The city got the 52nd spot in the Urban Mobility Readiness Index and the 55th spot in the Sustainable Mobility category in the Oliver Wyman report.

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