New Delhi, 4 December 2013 – Under the Promoting Low Carbon Transport in India Project, UNEP and its Risø Centre are collaborating with the Institute of Urban Transport (IUT) to revise the existing Comprehensive Mobility Plans (CMP) toolkit. A roundtable was organized in New Delhi to provide an introduction to the revised CMP toolkit and share implementation experiences from the three cities namely, Visakhapatnam, Rajkot and Udaipur, that are participating in the project by developing Low Carbon Comprehensive Mobility Plans (LCMPs).
The roundtable discussion focused on the following issues:
• Land use scenario modeling in CMP and implications for the master plan;
• Air quality and CO2 emissions;
• Inclusive transport for all socio economic groups and genders; and
• Data requirements.
The roundtable was moderated by Prof. Geetam Tiwari from IIT Delhi, and the panelists discussed the revised CMP approach as well as Low Carbon Mobility Plans from Rajkot, Vishakhapatnam and Udaipur. The roundtable was attended by senior government officials from Rajkot and Vishakhapatnam, officials from the Institute of Urban Transport and Urban Improvement Trust, and academics from IIT Delhi, IIM Ahmedabad and CEPT – the partner institutions of the project.
See more details about the roundtable here.