Study Tour Vlog – Sandeep

Sandeep Soni on mode shift and some of his takeaways from the UK Study Tour, where the Under Reform project hosted eight Indian delegates on study visits to four UK cities in September 2019.

Study Tour: Day 2

On Tuesday we made our way from our hotel in town to the University of Leeds campus, where the Institute for Transport Studies hosted us for our morning meetings. The first was with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, where MD Ben Still and colleagues described, among other realities, the setup of Local Enterprise partnerships and … Read more

Study Tour: Day 1

On Sunday we finally got to meet our delegates. After introductions and an overview of the week, the group were able to chat a bit more over dinner and prepare for a busy day on Monday.    Day 1 involved two meetings in London, so Monday morning saw us setting out bright and early to … Read more

Changing behaviour, one chai at a time

by Morgan Campbell A common theme emerging within UnderReform case sites is a sentiment expressed by stakeholders: Smart City designation does not automatically make a city or citizens smart. Implementing a bike share station is ineffective if people don’t understand how to use it; smart roads are not smart if two-wheelers still drive on the … Read more

Kerala’s Safety Initiative

by Morgan Campbell The 2018 World Health Organization (WHO) report on Road Safety identified India as having one the highest number of road-related deaths in the world; approximately 23 deaths per 100,000 people per year. Several factors contribute to dangerous conditions for drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. Roads requiring repair, lack of coordinated traffic laws and … Read more

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