India makes a big bet on electric buses

The International Council on Clean Transportation and the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy are working in India to advance smart electric bus systems that can deliver cleaner, more affordable, and more equitable transportation.

ITDP’s ‘Year of the Bus’

Compared to other transport investments (highways, airports, etc.), public transport receives far less support. Despite this, we know that public transport is vital to the functioning of all cities around the world, and buses and minibuses are the backbone of public transport.

Cutting urban emissions with policies that promote alternatives to driving

Research shows decreasing the number of miles traveled by cars and trucks is one of the most impactful measures to reduce harmful climate pollution from transportation. ICCT and ITDP share top strategies for cities to shift away from vehicle travel and to walking, cycling, and electrified public transit.