Making TOD implementable in Indian cities. From Theory to Practice

Jyoti Vijayan Nair, NIUA, India
2019 Proceedings of the 55th ISOCARP World Planning Congress   unpublished
India's staggering economic growth in the past decade and the unpredecented rate of ubanisation call for solutions that go beyond the paradigm of traditional planning. Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is widely acknowledged as the solution to sprawl, longer commute distances and carbon emissions– problems that are typical of rapidly urbanising economies. However, TOD has largely been a buzzword in Indian policy documents for over a decade, as the country still awaits its first fully
more » ... d TOD project. This paper studies three key TOD proposals in the megacities of Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad and aims to examine their approaches for want of an effective framework to evaluate the feasibility of TODs across the country
doi:10.47472/pyow5006 fatcat:zwtplcbgbvafpglouqfoufpat4