Tue, February 21, 2023 - Thu, February 23, 2023
The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) hosted a three-day workshop from February 21-23, 2023, bringing together 17 State Transport Undertakings and experts to discuss innovative strategies for improving electric bus operations and management. Members of the Center of Excellence in Urban Transport (CoE-UT) participated as transport sector specialists.
During the workshop, Shalini Sinha, Center Head and Principal Researcher of CoE-UT presented a case study on improving e-bus performance in Ahmedabad. The study used a scenario-based approach that considered accessibility, greenhouse gas emissions, and financial performance of the public transport system. She highlighted various strategies for enhancing e-bus performance, including integrating AMTS and BRTS, depot electrification, e-bus procurement, depot planning, charger interoperability, battery size mixing, and optimization of opportunity charging time.
The workshop provided an excellent platform for transport sector specialists to share their experiences and learn from each other.