Dr. Shalini Sinha delivered a talk on Electrification of Public Transport in Indian Cities

Dr. Shalini Sinha delivered a talk on Electrification of Public Transport in Indian Cities

Wed, July 28, 2021 Webinar

Dr. Shalini Sinha, Executive Director of the Center of Excellence in Urban Transport (CoE-UT), CRDF, delivered an engaging presentation on the Electrification of Public Transportation in the Indian Cities as part of Alumni Talk for Institute for Transport Studies (ITS) Leeds on 28th July 2021.

Dr. Sinha focussed on India’s road map and key initiatives for electric mobility at the national and state level followed by the need for a strategic action plan for electrification of public transportation at the city level. She mentioned that public bus transportation in Ahmedabad and intermediate public transport services in Mehsana are the two case cities considered for electrification strategy development.  Dr. Sinha pointed out the current preparedness and targets of the comprehensive mobility plan should be the major considerations taken for decision on future fleet size, business models, infrastructure requirements and operations.