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How a popular video game became an urban planning tool.
Carlin Carr July 28, 2017
India's street food vendors are mobilizing festivals and hygiene training programs in an attempt to win over policymakers and consumers.
Carlin Carr March 25, 2016
What began as a website where women could report incidents of sexual violence is now reaching for a deeper social impact.
Carlin Carr December 17, 2015

The experimental city of Navi Mumbai was supposed to be an urban utopia, but instead has inherited Mumbai’s poverty, Urb.im reports. 

December 8, 2015

Seven of the new cities would be ready by 2019, but critics worry that unelected CEO-mayors would favor corporations, Scroll.in reports. 

August 24, 2015

The popularity of Mumbai’s car-free Sundays has motivated transportation advocates to promote other alternatives to vehicles, Urb.im reports. 

July 21, 2015

A solar-powered public toilet block in a Mumbai suburb could be a model for similar facilities elsewhere in India that cannot afford electricity, Urb.im reports. 

April 23, 2015

The NGO Kranti aims to develop the girls into “agents of social change,” according to Urb.im.

February 13, 2015

Partial street closures on Sunday mornings in Mumbai are a response to a sharp increase in car ownership that’s putting the squeeze on pedestrians, The City Fix reports. 

November 21, 2014

A proposal to transform a historic part of Mumbai into a glitzy, neon-filled entertainment district prompted concerns about noise, parking and preservation, the New York Times reports.

November 17, 2014

A two-year project that mapped India’s shoreline will help the nation protect cities such as Mumbai and Chennai from coastal erosion, according to SciDev. Net.

October 30, 2014

As more ancestral homes in a historic section of Mumbai are sold to developers, preservationists seek to protect the remaining properties, the Financial Times reports.  

September 4, 2014

A sleek new monorail system in congested Mumbai offers a cautionary tale on the pitfalls of urban planning, SmartPlanet reports. 

June 2, 2014

India at ‘high risk’ for climate impact vulnerability

November 6, 2013
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