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Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

M. Ramachandran

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Taking stock of the urban transport scenario in Indian cities, this is the first full-length study of the metro rail system in India. In recent times the metro rail has come up as a favoured ... More


Introduction

M. Ramachandran

in Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter begins with a review of some of the transport problems faced by cities around the world. It then studies the Singapore model, where sound land transport policies have helped ... More


Conclusions

M. Ramachandran

in Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. There is no doubt that, at a time when Delhi’s urban transport problems were getting more and more complex, the bold decision to have a ... More


Transport in a sustainable urban future

Iain Docherty and Jon Shaw

in The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426673
eISBN:
9781447305545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426673.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores debates over how the role of the car and related policy developments, including neoliberalism, new realism, and the competitiveness agenda, have shaped city transport systems ... More


Metro Rail System in Delhi

M. Ramachandran

in Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the development of the metro rail system in Delhi. It details the various phases of the project from proposal to implementation. Implemented by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation ... More


The Utopian Underground of H. G. Wells

in Underground Writing: The London Tube from George Gissing to Virginia Woolf

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312236
eISBN:
9781846315978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315978.003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the works of H. G. Wells with relation to the London Tube. It discusses how Wells linked London's underground with science fiction and highlights his contribution to the ... More


Geography of Transport and Trade

D.N. Singh

in Economic Geography: Volume 2: Urbanization, Industry, and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458424
eISBN:
9780199086764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458424.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Transport Geography in general has a rich tradition of theoretical and empirical research. But as the literature suggests, it has rather been a neglected field in India. There is noticeable lack of ... More


Opportunities provided by automated data collection systems

Nigel Wilson

in Restructuring public transport through Bus Rapid Transit: An international and interdisciplinary perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447326168
eISBN:
9781447326236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326168.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Automated data collection systems, most notably transaction-based fare collection and automatic vehicle tracking have great potential to improve both the planning and operations of urban public ... More


The Politics of Labour 2: Struggling for Rights at Work (1997–2014)

Matteo Rizzo

in Taken For A Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198794240
eISBN:
9780191835766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794240.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Chapter 5 investigates the factors and circumstances that allowed the workers to switch from managing the effects of precarious employment to challenging its causes, first through the founding of an ... More


Pistoleros

Lila Caimari

in While the City Sleeps: A History of Pistoleros, Policemen, and the Crime Beat in Buenos Aires before Perón

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520289437
eISBN:
9780520964105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289437.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter looks at the material evolution of illegal practices in the city of Buenos Aires. This emphasis suggests a hypothesis: that the motor of change can be found in interactions between ... More


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