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September 29, 2020

Survey foresees low patronage for public transport in future

There will be a drastic reduction in demand for travel, triggered by changes like reduced job opportunities and work-from-home practices during the COVID times, finds a “Survey on the effects of COVID 19 on transportation: What the experts say”, conducted […]
September 25, 2020

കോവിഡ് കാലഘട്ടത്തിൽ പൊതുഗതാഗത ഉപയോക്താക്കളുടെ എണ്ണം കുത്തനെ കുറയും: സി‌പി‌പി‌ആർ ഗതാഗത സർവ്വേ

തൊഴിലവസരങ്ങൾ കുറഞ്ഞതും, പലരും വീട്ടിൽ ഇരുന്ന് ജോലി ചെയ്യുന്ന രീതി അവലംബിച്ചതും കോവിഡ് സമയത്ത് യാത്രാ ആവശ്യങ്ങളിൽ ഗണ്യമായ കുറവുണ്ടാക്കുമെന്നും, പൊതുഗതാഗത ഉപയോഗം കുത്തനെ കുറയുമെന്നും സെന്‍റർ ഫോർ പബ്ലിക് പോളിസി റിസർച്ച് (സിപിപിആർ) നടത്തിയ സർവ്വേ വെളിപ്പെടുത്തുന്നു. ഇനി മുതൽ യാത്രക്ക് ഏതു രീതി തിരഞ്ഞെടുക്കണമെന്ന തീരുമാനത്തിന് അടിസ്ഥാനമാകുക സുരക്ഷാ ആശങ്കകളായിരിക്കും. പൊതുഗതാഗതത്തെ ആശ്രയിക്കാതെയുള്ള […]
September 25, 2020

Covid may have reduced the demand for public transport: Study

“There will be a drastic reduction in travel demand triggered by changes like reduced job opportunities and work from home practices during the Covid times,” cites the “Survey on the effects of Covid-19 on transportation: What the experts say” conducted […]
September 24, 2020

Effects of COVID-19 on Transportation: What the Experts Say

Transportation is one of the major sectors, which has been severely affected by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. A survey was conducted by the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) from June to July 2020, among experts from the […]
September 16, 2020

‘Better strategies could revive Kochi’s public transport system’

“There must be some urgent intervention from policy makers regarding revival of public transport systems. The state of public transport is a clear indicator of a crashing economy. Better strategies and more policies could revive the sinking system and attract […]
September 14, 2020

Public transport usage to dwindle post-pandemic: survey

The number of people using public transport is likely to come down post-pandemic restrictions, as they feel it may not be safe, according to a survey conducted by Centre for Public Policy Research here. Before the pandemic, six out of […]
September 14, 2020

Kochi’s traffic jams could be a thing of the past

“Congestion can be reduced and vehicles redirected — ITMS collates the same on an intelligent model. But, over a period of time, ideally, a database must be built comprising details regarding locations which are prone to traffic congestion and the […]
September 9, 2020

COVID-19 Impact Survey

This news report is on the COVID-19 Impact Survey conducted by CPPR published in the Malayala Manorama on September 9, 2020.
September 9, 2020

Kerala is Super; says Survey

This news report is on the COVID-19 Impact Survey conducted by CPPR published in the Deshabhimani on September 9, 2020.
September 9, 2020

കോവിഡ് പ്രതിരോധത്തിൽ കേരളീയര്‍ ഏറെ സംതൃപ്തര്‍

കൊച്ചി ആസ്ഥാനമായി പ്രവർത്തിക്കുന്ന സെന്റർ ഫോർ പബ്ലിക് പോളിസി റിസർച്ച് ഇന്ത്യയിലെ പ്രധാന സംസ്‌ഥാനങ്ങളെ ഉൾപ്പെടുത്തി നടത്തിയ ‘കോവിഡ്-19 സ്വാധീന സർവ്വേ’ യിൽ മഹാമാരിക്കെതിരെ സംസ്ഥാന സർക്കാരുകൾ സ്വീകരിച്ച പ്രതിരോധ നടപടികളിൽ കേരളത്തിൽ നിന്നുള്ളവർ വലിയ സംതൃപ്തി പ്രകടിപ്പിച്ചതായി കണ്ടെത്തി. കോവിഡ്-19ന്‍റെ പശ്ചാത്തലത്തിൽ ജനങ്ങളുടെ തയ്യാറെടുപ്പുകളെക്കുറിച്ചും, പ്രതിസന്ധിയെ ഗവൺമെന്റ് എങ്ങനെ നേരിടുന്നു എന്ന അവരുടെ കാഴ്ചപ്പാടുകൾ […]
September 9, 2020

INDIA’S NEW PUBLIC TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE IS LESS THAN WATERTIGHT

“Waterlogging is a legacy issue for Kochi and flood-like situations are not new. However, there has been uptick in this in recent years due to unplanned development and haphazard construction, which has interfered with the city’s open canal drainage system,” […]
September 9, 2020

Keralites happy with govt’s response to the pandemic

Keralites were happier with their state government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic among all the major states in India, according to a Covid-19 impact survey conducted by the Kochi-based Centre for Public Policy Research.The report spotlighted Covid-19-related perceptions, precautionary behaviours, […]
September 9, 2020

Keralites happy with state govt’s Covid efforts: Survey

The Covid-19 impact survey conducted by the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) found that the respondents from Kerala expressed the highest degree of satisfaction with their state government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, among all the major states in […]
September 8, 2020

It won’t be a smooth ride for Kochi Metro. Here’s why

“The metro wasn’t a sustainable option before Covid-19; now passengers are fewer. They continue to have the same or higher operational costs. Ensuring last-mile connectivity in the current scenario is a massive challenge and requires administrative debate,” comments CPPR Chairman […]
September 7, 2020

Experts cheer inclusion of KMTA in Kerala government’s 100-day action plan

“An institution alone is not enough. It must be manned by experts who have sound domain knowledge and the capacity to execute legislation or decisions. For this, an effective framework is required to coordinate among different stakeholders,” comments CPPR Chairman […]
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