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.
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.