Transforming Urban Transportation: How Will It Be Done?
Only 25 of India's 88 cities with populations over half a million have formal public transport systems, despite 45% of India's urban population using public transport.
How can the government promote innovative business models for viable, inclusive transit systems? What technological solutions and new financial mechanisms would be useful in managing private motorization demand, resolving infrastructure deficiencies, and promoting integrated land use and transport planning?
Discussion Leaders Om Prakash Agarwal, Managing Director, Urban Mass Transit Company, India Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Renault Nissan, France; Member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum; Co-Chairman of the India Economic Summit Siddhartha Lal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Eicher Motors, India; Young Global Leader Wolfgang Lehmacher, Chief Executive Officer, GeoPost Intercontinental, France Kanesan Veluppillai, President, SCOMI International, Malaysia
Chaired by Vikram Chandra, Chief Presenter and Editor, NDTV, India