NIUA-CIDCO Smart City Lab publishes combined issue (Vol 2, issue 2 & 3) of its newsletter

CIDCO Smart City Lab publishes combined issue (Vol 2, issue 2 & 3) of its newsletter detailing the team’s activities between April 2016 and September 2016. The newsletter titled ‘CIDCO@Smart’ gives an insight into the work done by the CIDCO Smart City Lab team in the areas of Research, Capacity Building, Innovation and Project support for CIDCO.

The combined issue showcases two objective areas- Transit Oriented Development and Quality of Life and two projects of high impact- Urban Transport Terminals and Khandeshwar Railway Station Precinct, from the Smart City Plan of CIDCO in CIDCO Navi Mumbai (South). In the section on inclusive planning, the Child Friendly Smart Cities (CFSC) initiative at NIUA  is discussed. The newsletter also presents initiatives at NIUA-CIDCO Smart City lab which include Value Capture methods for infrastructure financing.

The section Smart City Corner features Transit Oriented Development (TOD) in Curitiba, smart conversations about optimized urban density and enablers for TOD, bicycling in India and innovations by MIT Urban Risk Lab- a tool for improving housing diversity, and Valet EZ- a mobile based application that helps to find secure parking spots in your city.

The latest progress of the National Smart City Mission is also discussed in this issue.

The issue is available for download here