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Two new courses, including a free online class open to anyone, take a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding how to build better cities.
Carlin Carr January 6, 2017

The move lasts through the month of January, when India’s capital is often thick with haze, the Hindustan Times reports. 

December 22, 2016
Leadership, partnerships, citizen engagement and civic pride pay off for a city of 1 million.
Patralekha Chatterjee November 17, 2016

The tea vendors of India’s capital, many of whom are migrants, struggle to survive in a fast-changing city, Al Jazeera reports. 

November 10, 2016

India’s capital may reinstate temporary restrictions on vehicles, the Times of India says.  

November 8, 2016

A delegation from Ethiopia’s capital visited Ahmedabad, Indore and Bhopal for tips on launching express bus service, WRI India reports.

October 26, 2016
The Modi government has unveiled an unprecedented focus on cities, but it has barely engaged in discussions over the New Urban Agenda.
Patralekha Chatterjee September 7, 2016

The prohibition follows recent moves by London and Paris to ban or limit older vehicles from city roads, the Times of India and NPR report. 

July 25, 2016
The Chennai company helps neighborhood scrap dealers fetch higher prices for recyclables.
Flavie Halais July 14, 2016
The ridesharing service is putting more money in the pockets of drivers and inspiring them to open what is often their first bank accounts.
Flavie Halais July 13, 2016

The professor’s research revealed that pedestrians need better protection from freight trucks and motorbikes, Meeting of the Minds says.

June 14, 2016

Urbanization is fueling soaring temperatures in parts of India that are prompting more villagers to relocate to cities, the Independent and news. com.au report.

June 2, 2016
A Delhi-based campaign aims to engage society's most neglected people through art.
Patralekha Chatterjee April 29, 2016

E. Sreedharan tells Swarajya that cities with populations over 2 million need metro systems run by technocrats. 

April 4, 2016
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

More than 100 of the coin-operated, self-cleaning toilets are available across Chennai, the Times of India reports.

March 1, 2016
Delhi hosted its second Habitat III Urban Thinkers Campus, this time focusing on sanitation and safety.
Patralekha Chatterjee February 26, 2016

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar says basics like sewage treatment must be improved before ambitious ‘smart’ cities plans can be realized, the Economic Times reports. 

February 19, 2016

Street sellers, waste pickers and other informal workers deserve more recognition in city planning, Martha Chen writes in a blog post for the World Bank. 

February 11, 2016
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