Workshop on BRT and Non-Motorised Transportation


10.00 AM to 1.30 PM, Thursday, May 15, 2008, Gandhi Peace Foundation, New Delhi

Initiative for Transportation and Development Programmes (ITDP India), an NGO working on sustainable transportation issues, is organising a Workshop titled “Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) & Non-Motorised Transportation : Problems, Solutions and Road Ahead” on Thursday, 15th May, 2008 from 10.00 AM – 1.30 PM (followed by Lunch) at Gandhi Peace Foundation, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg, New Delhi.   The objective of the workshop is to bring various stakeholders — experts, academicians, institutions, Government agencies, social organizations, civil society, media, critics and citizens —  together to discuss, exchange knowledge and seek suggestions/ideas to improve BRT systems and non-motorised transportation (walking, cycling, cycle-rickshaw) infrastructure/facilities in Indian cities in general and Delhi in particular. 

Besides Indian experts on transportation and urban planning, some international experts working on BRT and/or NMT issues are also expected to participate in the event. The proceedings of the event and recommendations made by speakers/ participants will be compiled and forwarded to the relevant Government agencies for consideration and released to the media.

ITDP urges all concerned citizens to participate in the event and share their ideas and suggestions. 

For Further information, please contact:

Rajendra Verma
Senior Programme Officer
Initiative for Transportation and Development Programmes
11/1, Jangpura Road, New Delhi-110014
Phone: 91-11-2437 3584, 9990 22 66 44

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Dr. Govind Singh

Dr. Govind Singh is an Environmentalist, Academician and Consultant based in Delhi and is the Co-Founder of Delhi Greens NGO. He holds a Master's and Ph.D. in Environmental Studies from the University of Delhi. Dr. Govind Singh has over six years experience of teaching in the University of Delhi and over twelve years experience of working in the Environmental Sector.

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