Ahmedabad: 28% footpaths encroached on by parking, says Cept study

Published on July 16, 2021 AHMEDABAD: A study carried out by Cept University on city roads revealed that only 252km of the city’s road network has footpaths, which is 15% of the total length. Of the total, about 71km or 28% cannot be used by pedestrians as the pavement is blocked by on-road parking. The … Continue reading Ahmedabad: 28% footpaths encroached on by parking, says Cept study

Ahmedabad: Study suggests extension of existing AMTS, BRTS routes

Published on July 14, 2021 AHMEDABAD: With addition of metro route in upcoming years, Ahmedabad would have three public transport modes - AMTS, BRTS and metro. The student projects, displayed as part of Summer Exhibition at CEPT University tried to address the issue of transport management. As part of the strategic plan for urban transport … Continue reading Ahmedabad: Study suggests extension of existing AMTS, BRTS routes

Only 12% of Ahmedabad uses public transport, says study

Published on July 14, 2021 AHMEDABAD: How many Amdavadis hail public transport --the good old AMTS bus, the hyped BRT or the promising metro operational on a limited stretch -- as their mode of travel? A study carried out by CEPT University students revealed that the number is merely 12%. Against this, 27%, which is … Continue reading Only 12% of Ahmedabad uses public transport, says study

Gujarat: ‘Charging stations key to electric vehicles push’

Published on June 23, 2021 AHMEDABAD: The FAME2 portal on electric vehicles in India indicates the presence of 1,319 e-vehicles in Gujarat of the total 77,511 in India. Out of the total, the share of two-wheelers and three-wheelers was very high. As the state unveiled the electric vehicle policy on Tuesday, experts pointed to charging … Continue reading Gujarat: ‘Charging stations key to electric vehicles push’

When furniture tells stories of the land, its people

Published on May 03, 2021 DholioTakhtSarpozSandookKothlioBasni Ahmedabad: What can a piece of furniture tell? A lot, if you have ears to listen to them. And that’s exactly what a team of researchers did when they embarked on the six-year long journey traversing Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab to document ‘vernacular’ furniture of north-west India. The … Continue reading When furniture tells stories of the land, its people

Curating narratives from Ahmedabad

Published on February 26, 2021 Articles to commemorate Ahmedabad's Foundation Day Ahmedabad: One can marvel at the dragon-shaped wooden supports at Harkunvar Shethani ni Haveli signifying the city’s trade links with the East, or the cherubic figurines from the British Raj on several houses in Khadia –but what symbolizes Amdavad? The city, which will turn … Continue reading Curating narratives from Ahmedabad

Use the AC but with caution this summer, say experts

Published on April 19, 2020 AHMEDABAD: As the maximum temperature this summer has already breached 41 degrees celsius in Ahmedabad, and with the lockdown extended to May 3, it is difficult for many Amdavadis to sweat it out without airconditioners. Many homes and some corporate offices have cut down on air-conditioning (ACs) following health advisories … Continue reading Use the AC but with caution this summer, say experts