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Setting the new urban agenda...

The “revised” draft of the New Urban Agenda is clearer and more concise, and includes a number of important references to transport and mobility

Pune to revamp navigability, civic...

‘Pune-The Most Livable City in India’. That is the Vision of Puneites for their City. Citizens were indeed overwhelmed with joy as their city was ranked second out of 97 contestants in the Stage II of the smart cities challenge

Dawn of Aspirations:Smart Cities

2015 was a landmark year for cities all over the world and paved a concrete path for a bright urban transition. The UN released its Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for the next fifteen years; in Paris, 195 countries signed an agreement at the Conference of Parties-21 (COP-2) and committed themselves to take sincere steps to save the environment; and the Indian government launched an array of city-centric initiatives. 2016 will be a crucial year as it will see the initial implementation of these flagship missions and schemes. How India crafts its urban development vision this year will profoundly impact the future of our cities