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DMRC launching new swanky ‘Driverless Trains’

Ever tempted to see how the tracks and approaching stations appear to Metro drivers?

Commuters will soon be able to experience it with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) launching new swanky ‘driverless trains’ that will accommodate passengers end to end.

Read Full Story @ http://www.hindustantimes.com/delhi/metro-unveils-faster-wifi-enabled-trains-that-run-without-drivers/story-YK3ucS4mYqXBaHj3i0Q3RN.html?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=fbpost&utm_campaign=india

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Sustainable Transport Investment Could Save $300 Billion a Year – Within Existing Financial Flows

Investing in sustainable transport infrastructure is something national and local leaders want as a way to cut climate-warming emissions – 23 percent of the global total – generated by the world’s transportation systems. But it has become a daunting prospect due to the public perception that it’s prohibitively expensive. New research that compares both high-carbon and low-carbon paths for transportation shows that public perception is mistaken: a low-carbon investment strategy is actually more affordable than the carbon-intensive way. The potential savings could be $300 billion each year and is within existing financial flows.

Read Full story @ http://www.wri.org/blog/2016/04/sustainable-transport-investment-could-save-300-billion-year-within-existing-financial

The reason for the demolition of the highway was simple– most of the traffic on it was ‘non-destined’ and was causing congestion and air pollution, besides leading to accidents.

The reason for the demolition of the highway was simple– most of the traffic on it was ‘non-destined’ and was causing congestion and air pollution, besides leading to accidents.

Read Full Story @ http://www.hindustantimes.com/gurgaon/redesign-expressway-to-end-the-congestion/story-M2GJoe93TOzmCcdQfEtsHL.html

How cities score

Better use of data could make cities more efficient—and more democratic

 

Read Full Story on Economic Times

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