• Madhav Pai addressed more than 30 mayors and ex-mayors from various cities across India.

    Mr. Pai an Urban transport expert, spoke to them about recent innovations in India and abroad and how they could initiate projects with these ideas within their cities.

    The capacity building event held on 25th June 2010 was organized as part of the 42nd General Body meeting of the All India Council of Mayors at Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini.

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  • EMBARQ successfully conducted a two day long workshop on Bus Systems Planning and Implementation, on the 26th and 27th of April, 2010. The workshop was held in Delhi at the National Institute for Training Highway Engineers

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  • A workshop on planning and implementation of bus rapid transit systems was conducted on the 3rd March, 2010 in Ahmedabad, as part of the city peering program for the India Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP).

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  • The Observer Researcher Foundation, (http://www.observerindia.com/) in partnership with EMBARQ, organized a roundtable called “BRTS for Mumbai – Why we must…and how we can!” on the 2nd of March, 2010, at the Observer Research Foundation office in Mumbai.

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  • EMBARQ participated in a two day Symposium on ‘Public Transportation for Indian cities with special focus on Bus Rapid Transit Systems on 20-21 January 2010. The Symposium was held at the India Habitat Center, and organized by Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS) and the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) .The symposium was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Delhi Smt.

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  • The Delhi bus rapid transit (BRT) system has succeeded in meeting some of its key objectives, though it is still a work in progress, according to EMBARQ's senior transport experts Dario Hidalgo and Madhav Pai. Their assessment of Delhi's 5.8-kilometer BRT pilot corridor was conducted earlier this month in collaboration with the Centre for Science and the Environment (CSE), a public interest research and advocacy organization.

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  • EMBARQ CST-India, in collaboration with GTZ, organized a technical workshop on Active Transportation at the India International Centre in Delhi on 3rd - 4th November 2009. The workshop was part of an initiative by the Global Environmental Facility at the World Bank for a peer-to-peer sharing of proposals, ideas, concerns with integrating infrastructure for Non-Motorized Transportation in Indian cities.

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  • EMBARQ, in collaboration with Indore City Transport Services Ltd. (ICTSL), organized a successful technical workshop on Sustainable Transport, at the Fortune Landmark Hotel, in Indore on 29th July 2009. The workshop was funded by ClimateWorks part of CST India’s ongoing efforts to create awareness about integrated urban Bus Services, and had a special focus on Bus Rapid Transit Systems.

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  • We are happy to announce the launch of the city peering program website, under the India – GEF – World Bank – UNDP Sustainable Urban Transport Program (SUTP)

    This program will connect Indian cities developing sustainable transport activities with each other, with a special focus on cities working on projects covered under the Global Environmental Facility (GEF). The program will enable knowledge sharing and facilitate the development of capacity by documenting and sharing experiences.

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  • On the 30th of May, more than 250 residents of Bandra assembled on Carter road to attend a special event which screened three short documentary films to raise awareness about cycling and to promote a project that aims to create a cycling tracks in Bandra. The three films - Ciclovia, NY Summer Street and Velib, were well received by the audience and followed by a lively discussion on the benefits and need for cycling.

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