Category: Vehicle Emission Standards

Barriers to Low-Carbon Transport in India

There are significant political, cultural, and financial barriers to implement long-lasting transportation reforms in India. To begin, scaling projects from the national to the local level, or even from one locality to another has been a long-standing issue in India. Though

Transport in India: A Brief Overview

Following economic liberalization reforms that began to take effect in 1991, passenger and freight traffic increased in step with a nearly 63.69% increase in GDP per capita between 1991 and 2013 (Ramachandra, & Schwetmala, 2009). From 1995-2005, gross domestic product nearly

Freight: How lorries serve as a litmus test and driver in India’s economy

Globally, derived demand for transport services outpaces its supply. In developing countries like India, much of this demand is new, and existing transport technology and infrastructure lag behind what is needed to sustain current rates of economic growth and activity,