Policy & Regulation Archive

  • Live: Highlights from Indian Budget 2013 for the Urban Infrastructure Sector

    #budget2013 #infra #Cities Live Highlights from the Indian budget for the urban infrastructure sector. [View the story " #budget2013 #infra #Cities" on Storify]

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  • Vinayak Bharne on “The Emerging Asian City”

    Vinayak Bharne is the Director of Design at Moule & Polyzoides in Los Angeles, one of the founding firms of the New Urbanism movement; and a joint faculty of urbanism and planning at the Sol Price School of Public Policy and the School of Architecture...

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  • Has JNNURM succeeded in addressing urban poverty?

    Ignorance is not bliss! – for Small and Medium Cities towards addressing urban poverty through JNNURM Pan-India ONE solution for Urban Poverty is failing. We have seen it in JNNURM and shall see it again in Rajiv Awas Yojana. Small and Medium cities are facing the...

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  • Getting Started :Urban Innovations in Portland City

    As the Young Urban Leader Fellow 2012, I have the opportunity to study the metropolitan of Portland and the brilliance achieved by Portland Metro in planning, for the next two months. The intent of this fellowship is to...

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  • Is JNNURM about Inclusive Development?

    Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission is a flagship city redevelopment program that was launched by the Government of India in 2006. The Mission is the largest initiative of Government of India for planned development of Indian cities. Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh had highlighted on the...

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  • Karachi , Pakistan: A case on the benefits of Federated Government Structure

    photo credit: Photogeraphar 0345-3333888 Karachi, Pakistan, with its 14 million inhabitants, is the largest city by population with a federated city government structure. The federated city system was implemented in Karachi over a three-year period – from 2001 to 2003 – and...

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  • Transportation Systems Management and Operations

    Managing smooth flow of traffic has been a daunting challenge in Indian cities, where not only is car use growing exponentially, but the scope of modal conflicts is larger than in developed countries. Indian roads are used by over 18 modes of transport, including non-motorised...

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