• By Kanika Jindal

    On 21st September 2014, Bhopal became the fifth city in India to implement the weekly open streets movement - Raahgiri Day. Organized by Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC), Traffic Police and Bhopal City Link Ltd. (BCLL) in collaboration with EMBARQ India, the event started at 6 am and witnessed an overwhelming first day turnout. Over ten thousand people from all over the city participated in this event at Boat Club Road.

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  • By Sudeept Maiti Bangalore | 25 September 2014

    Yesterday, Ashoka Changemakers and UL announced the HSR Neighbourhood Improvement Plan as winners of the ‘Safer Roads, Safer India: Game Changing Innovations that Save Lives’ Challenge. An expert panel of judges selected four winning entrepreneurs for innovation, social impact, and sustainability. Each will receive INR 300,000 in unrestricted funding to support their road safety innovations.

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  • by Prerna Mehta 15 September 2014 | New Delhi

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  • By Divya Kottadiel

    Mumbai | August 27, 2014

    EMBARQ India Director, Madhav Pai spoke at the Smart Cities Summit on ‘Five Principles for Mobility in Smart Cities’. The summit, held on August 22-23 in Mumbai, was attended by over 300 people including government officials, urban development and transport professionals, corporations, and other practitioners.

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  • By Ramya Swayamprakash Chandigarh | August 25, 2014

    EMBARQ India has partnered with the Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) and the Chandigarh Administration to rationalise bus routes in the Chandigarh-Panchkula-Mohali tri-city area. Chandigarh, India’s first planned city, along with Mohali and Panchkula form a tri-city area with a combined population of over 1.1 million. Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) operates city bus services in the tri-city as well as suburban and long route buses.

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  • By Ramya Swayamprakash New Delhi | July 31, 2014

    Raahgiri Day features a range of activities for participants - including yoga, cycling, dancing, and more - helping citizens reclaim their streets and bring physical activity back into their day. New Delhi recently became the fourth city in India to host weekly Raahgiri Days.

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  • By Priyanka Vasudevan and Naresh Kuruba Mumbai | July 9, 2014

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  • By Kanika Jindal New Delhi | June 16, 2014

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  • By Priyanka Vasudevan and Shreyansh Shah Mumbai | June 12, 2014

    Initiated in March 2014, Raahgiri has been welcomed by the citizens of Navi Mumbai. In its fourth week, Raahgiri Day saw over 3000 participants. Organised by the Times of India (TOI), the event, along the lines of Raahgiri Day in Gurgaon, has seen a prodigious growth.

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  • By Chhavi Dhingra Mumbai | June 5, 2014

    India is home to one of the fastest growing urban populations in the world. Indian cities are expected to grow from 340 million in 2008 to 590 million people in 2030, and with that growth comes significant challenges for the country’s city planners and leaders.

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