Work-walks and walkscapes: Women domestic workers’ lived experiences and contexts of mobility in Lima and Mumbai

WK-2023-EP-06Project Leader: Burte Himanshu Centre for Urban Science and Engineering (CUSE), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-B) Powai, Mumbai, India. Partners: Abstract: Walking practices are understudied in general, but qualitative understanding of the walking practices related to work – walking to, or for work – is especially weak in the literature. Northern contexts predominate in walking studies,

Walking across borders: exploring challenges to walkability in the Global South

WK-2023-EP-08Project Leader: Joseph FerreiraDept of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA, Partners: Abstract: Climate change and public health concerns are increasingly necessitating more attention to non-auto modes of transport. By improving walking infrastructure and enhancing the pedestrian experience, we can not only increase walking trips but also transit ridership. The literature

New Study on Informal and Shared Mobility in India

Dear colleagues in the VREF Community, Welcome to join a combined Research Forum and launch of our new report ”Informal and Shared Mobility (ISM): Status and Opportunities in India”. The launch takes place 17 January 2024 and is an opportunity for you to know more about this report, meet the researchers and peer-reviewers involved and

Informal and Shared Mobility: Status and Opportunities in India

The transport sector in India currently faces the epochal challenge of mitigating the high demand impacts while adapting to the low-carbon future. With this study VREF and the authors aim to provide a holistic understanding of the various informal and shared mobility modes and services in India with a primary objective of facilitating more efficient,