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Tag Archives: Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority

Panel Discussion Reinventing Public Transport

The panel discussion on ‘Reinventing Public Transport’ at Smart Mobility 2018 in Mumbai focussed on buses and its potential to cater as a main mode of transport to work as first & last mile connectivity for major mass transport infrastructure like railways & metros. The panellists were Prof HM Shivanand Swamy, Executive Director, Centre for Excellence in Urban Transport, CEPT ...

Mumbai choking on vehicles

The traffic congestion in Mumbai is rapidly worsening due to the ever-increasing number of private cars and two wheelers. Figures available with the state transport department as of March 2010 showed a total of 17,67,798 vehicles on the city’s roads, an increase of 93,432 since 2009. Comparatively, the number of public vehicles such as buses, taxis and auto rickshaws increased ...