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UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2019 witnessed entries from diverse organizations for its awards. Two such entries from India were recognized in Special Recognition Awards.
The first project is by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) . Multimodal integration at Chhattarpur metro station of the Delhi metro network.It encompassed seamless multimodal integration of all other public transport, feeder buses, shuttle services, pick up-drop off for private cars, auto rickshaws, cycle rickshaws, cycle stand, cycle rental service location and pedestrian pathway, cycle track.
Once implemented, it will benefit all stakeholders viz. DMRC, passengers, last mile connectivity providers, vendors and the landscaping work will also add up to the beauty of the station. It will provide ease and safety to commuters. The expected footfall of the station will increase from 60,000.
The 2ndproject is by SmartE onTransforming Last-Mile Connectivity through Shared Electric Mobility in India SmartE“One of the most innovative elements of the project is its deep integration with India’s largest Metro Network, Delhi Metro Rail (DMRC).
Below are some highlights:
SmartE service is available seamlessly to over 1.5 million metro commuters every month across three cities on the DMRC network (Delhi, Gurgaon and Faridabad). The services are available as soon as the commuters exit the station and provides a fixed-route/fixed-fee shared commute option. Prominent branding at Metro Stations ensure that commuters no longer rely on unreliable and expensive commute options . The project had wide-ranging impact on a number of areas as below: