Transit Oriented Development in India: A Critical Review of Policy Measures
Ar. Deepshikha Jain1, Ekta Singh2

1Ar. Deepshikha Jain, Ph.D Scholar, Amity School of Architecture & Planning, Noida (U.P), India.
2Dr. Ekta Singh, Professor, Amity School of Architecture & Planning, Noida (U.P), India.
Manuscript received on 27 March 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 06 April 2019 | Manuscript Published on 27 April 2019 | PP: 745-751 | Volume-7 Issue-6S2 April 2019 | Retrieval Number: F10940476S219/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: Transit oriented development (TOD) is an effective urban planning technique that addresses the present-day concerns of sustainability. It relies on integrating land use and transport network systems. It is the concept with utmost effective solution for accommodating a better and controlled urban growth. Although, National TOD policy is already been published by the Indian Government and it has envisaged a substantial optimistic influence in eradicating problems. India is one of the fastest growing economies of the world and is also the second most populous nation, furthermore it has a rapidly growing urban population owing to which the cities are facing severe problems and challenges related to mobility, congestion and subsequently pollution. Even though, a diversity of criteria and indicators are listed by various authors that impacts the use of TOD techniques. Nonetheless, every country has its own challenges and problems for applicability and effective implementation of TOD. This paper attempts to identify those challenges pertaining to adoption and implementation at the urban body level. The study mainly adopts primary means of data collection. It reviews policies and case studies and captures the stakeholder’s perception on the identified concerns from the secondary study.
Keywords: Transit Oriented Development, Policy, Sustainable Development, Public Transport, Measuring Criteria, Indian Cities.
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