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LIVING LAB

INNOVATIONS IN GREEN URBAN MOBILITY 

A Green Urban Mobility Innovation Living Lab is established in Bengaluru in by Bosch and GIZ India in collaboration with the Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT). The Living Lab aims to enhance green urban mobility by creating an open platform for innovation, collaboration, and prototyping, bringing together public and private stakeholders under one roof.

 

 

 

Safe Routes to School

The Safe Routes To School (SRTS) initiative aims at providing a safe commuting ecosystem for school children.

 

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As part of this initiative, surveys are conducted to identify the issues related to accessibility around schools, analyze travel patterns of school children and identify infrastructure gaps through an evidence-based rating mechanism.

Objectives of S.R.T.S. Initiative:

  1. Encourage active school travel (walk and cycle to school).
  2. Ensure adequate signages around school zones.
  3. Prepare and implement improved traffic management plans in the school zone.

To pilot the SRTS initiative, the Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) and the GIZ, India have partnered with Malleswaram Swabhimana lnitiative (MSl) and Malleshwaram Social (MS). The pilot will be run in five (5) schools across Malleshwaram as part of Green Urban Mobility lnnovation Living Lab (Living Lab).

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Evaluation of mobility improvement proposals for Ibbalur and Haralur intersections

Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) proposed multiple scenarios towards decongestion of the traffic at Ibbalur and even Haralur intersection along Sarjapur Road.

 

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MoU for revolutionising sustainable transportation in Bengaluru

GIZ India is partnering with DULT, BESCOM, and MoHI, Government of India to make the future of Bengaluru city greener, eco-friendly through implementing green Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations across Bengaluru.

 

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Announcement of signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at revolutionising sustainable transportation in Bengaluru

This collaboration is a significant step towards implementing green Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations across Bengaluru, marking a pivotal moment in our collective commitment to environmental sustainability and cleaner energy solutions.

The agreement was signed between DULT, BESCOM, and Green Urban Mobility Living Lab, GIZ India, under the Indo-German Development Cooperation project, “Promoting India’s transformation to sustainable and climate-friendly e-Mobility” - jointly implemented by GIZ India in partnership with the Ministry of Heavy Industries, Government of India, on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the develoPPP project Green Urban Mobility Innovation Living Lab- jointly implemented by GIZ India and Bosch India.

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Evaluating Accessibility Standards Effectively (EASE)

A report on the study to evaluate the ease of accessibility for persons with disabilities (DEPwD) in the urban environment.

 

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In line with Government of India has initiated a nation-wide campaign ‘Accessible India Campaign (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan)’ launched by Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment to provide universal accessibility to persons with disabilities, the Green Urban Mobility Innovation Living Lab (GUMILL) undertook an accessibility audit of the Malleswaram Testbed area. The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the ease of accessibility in the urban environment. An accessibility audit was conducted by the 'Ramp My City' team in June, 2023 for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) in Sampige Road Metro Station, Malleswaram Railway station and streets of Malleswaram.

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Urban Mobility Berlin India (UMBI) Innovation Challenge

10 startups, 7 days, pushing forward urban mobility in India.

Are you up for the Urban Mobility Berlin India (UMBI) innovation challenge?

 

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We are on the lookout for five Indian and five European startups to join an all-expenses paid innovation sprint in Bengaluru, India, in the first week of February 2023 to develop their solutions to solve one of the three specific challenges in urban mobility. 

The Urban Mobility Berlin India (UMBI) project aims to connect German and Indian actors in addressing the challenges of climate-friendly urban mobility in India. Bringing together innovative companies, public institutions, and private actors in close long-term cooperation, the project bridges the key players in the urban mobility sector – both in the innovation hubs of the fast-growing markets of India and Berlin.  

The Directorate of Urban Land Transport is a challenge owner in the UMBI project and believes in public-private partnerships to address today's most pressing urban mobility challenges. For tackling the issues of freight management and gender inclusivity, we have proposed two challenges: Handling Freight with Finesse and Creating a Gender-inclusive system.

To participate, you choose one of the three challenges:

Handling Freight with Finesse


Develop AI tools to obtain data on freight movement, to inform more climate-friendly regulations in India.

Creating a Gender-inclusive System


Create tech-based solutions that encourage the use of public transport by making it more gender-inclusive, safe, and convenient.

Decarbonizing Transport with Hydrogen


Research the development of hydrogen-powered vehicles to decarbonise the transportation sector in India.

...and work on solving the challenge during the innovation sprint!

 

Deadline for application:

28th February 2023

Closed

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What Does the Winning Company Get?

An opportunity to conduct a pilot implementation of the tool/ technology in Bengaluru for the Directorate of Urban Land Transport, Government of Karnataka, and in collaboration with the Green Urban Mobility Innovation Living Lab – a joint initiative of GIZ and Bosch Limited.

 

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