Delhi’s Air Quality – How Many More Buses are Needed for Odd-Even Days?


December 10th, 2015

Delhi announced a series of emergency measures to cut ambient PM2.5 pollution this winter season. One of the measures deals with restricting the on-road private vehicles during the day time (8:00 AM to 8:00 PM) from January 1st, 2016 to January 15th, 2016. Below is an infograph showing our assessment, estimating the need for 13,000 additional buses in DelhiĀ for a smooth transition and to support clean, safe, and comfortable travel for many passengers, during this period and after. To date, the Delhi Transport Corporation managed to assemble 600 of the promised 6,000 buses.

How Many Buses are Needed in Delhi

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