A city-wide network of walkable streets can shift a significant number of people from motorised transport for a lot of short trips.
Bengaluru needs a unified, comprehensive and empowered transport planning authority urgently.
A New, Urban India
A roadmap for urbanisation in the country, which identifies challenges in law, policy and practice, and recommends specific steps to solve them.
A practical plan to raise water availability to Bengaluru by up to 1500 MLD.
The report of the Agenda for Bengaluru Infrastructure and Development (ABIDe) Task Force.
State of the City <br>Reports
Summary notes identifying what's wrong in each sector of development in the city, what's working, and what remains to be done.
State Urban Policy <br>* Draft
Final report of the committee to draft the State Urban Development Policy (submitted in 2010, but not adopted).
Report of the <br>TDR Committee
Recommendations made by the Committee on Transferable Development Rights - Lessons from elsewhere, and the pros and cons of their use in Karnataka
An action plan for managing traffic and transport in the city, combining infrastructure development and a focus on sustainable mobility options - presented to inter ministerial committee.
The motivation for my work at Factor 4 - arguing why the focus on ensuring rapid adoption of sustainable practices needs to be distinct from a focus on sustainability itself.
Legislation proposed to the Assembly of the State of Karnataka to end the practice of dumping municipal solid waste in villages.
Documents and Notes
Over the years, I've put together a few thoughts on the challenges we face in urbanisation, development, learning, and on Bengaluru. In addition, there are also several reports that I have written jointly with others.