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CATALYSTS

This assesses the extent to which road safety and the safe system is embedded in the standards, guidelines; existing legal, regulatory, and policy framework at the national and sub-national levels of a country. It identifies gaps in capacity and capacity building at the individual, organizational and institutional levels. 

SUM4ALL: Embedding road safety into transport planning

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Research
Gender Mainstreaming
Advocacy
Policy
Sustainable Transport

This research is a part of the HVT Applied Research Programme. It aims to understand the impact of COVID-19 and curtailed public transport operations on women’s access and mobility.

Moving towards gender equitable public transport operations in  post-COVID South Asia

A toolkit was prepared to guide the Chennai Gender Lab in the effective implementation of the Integrated Gender Program. The toolkit provides guidance on i) assessing the ground situation ii) Improving social and physical infrastructure iii) capacity building and raising awareness. 

Toolkit for building gender informed and safe transport services and urban spaces in Chennai

Tip sheet: Gender inclusive urban transport in Asia

A gender tip sheet was created as a reference guide for ADB staff and consultants on how to mainstream gender considerations in the transport sector.

COVID 19: An opportunity to reform urban transport

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Research
Gender Mainstreaming
Advocacy
Policy
Sustainable Transport

The project- a part of HVT Applied Research Programme- will identify the levers to implement sustainable transportation in the current and post-COVID scenario and will create a manual of reforms and innovative transport solutions adopted by LICs to support the GoI in implementing and scaling up pilot projects. 

Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation electric bus transition

This project comprises of gender and leave no one Behind Analyses to promote gender and social inclusion in public transport services, infrastructure, vehicles and functioning of Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation as it transitions to zero-emission bus technologies.

A 1.5-day training programme was created and facilitated for national and city officials and civil society organizations in Jordan on mainstreaming gender in public transport. The program was designed to include a technical presentation followed by brainstorming sessions on different stages of a public transport journey: access to and from a bus stop, waiting at the stop, boarding and alighting and travel inside the vehicle.

Equitable & sustainable transportation in Jordan

GESI Action Plans for metro-rail systems

Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Action Plans have been created for multiple public transport systems in India. These include mainstreaming gender in the infrastructure, last mile connectivity and transit-oriented development proposals, along with the institutional strengthening of the implementing agency.

Gender sensitive reforms in public transport in Kerala

The study aims to assess women's safety in bus-based public transport
and intermediate public transport in cities in Kerala. It will also create a
data collection framework to mainstream gender in urban transportation.

Gender mainstreaming in MMI and TOD in Bangalore

We are advising BMRCL and DULT on incorporating a gender perspective in multi-modal integration and transit-oriented development plans for Phase 2A and 2B corridors.