Although Bengaluru’s Intelligent Transport System for buses has been nominated for the prestigious C40 Cities award for sustainable transportation, the reality on the ground leaves much to be desired. »
The practice of reserving a certain number of seats for women on trains and buses is prevalent across cities, but continues to be questioned by many, including women. Navya P K weighs in on the reality of such reservation and its necessity. »
Cycle days, Raahgiri, Pathotsav — events that promote pedestrian-only zones are catching on in a big way, but the larger question of whether they can have a real, sustainable impact on how people commute in cities remains to be decided.
Will Indian city roads see only electric vehicles by 2030? While the government has set ambitious targets, several challenges need to be analysed and overcome before EVs become the norm, say researchers from Bengaluru think tank CSTEP.
Do you really belong in the city where you live? What makes one a true Bengalurean, or a true Mumbaikar? In a journey across global cities, Jahnavi Jayanth finds that often the attitudes and factors that thwart inclusiveness are innate and similar. »
Museums in India are generally seen as boring places with dusty exhibits and disinterested curators. Tejshvi Jain talks about ReReeti, her new initiative to transform museums into lively and engaging public spaces. »
Several reported instances of child sexual abuse in preschools across India, often by members of staff, raise concerns about the lack of regulation in the country’s pre-primary education sector. Akshatha M digs deeper. »