Delhi’s Air Quality or Rather Lack of

While it may seem that air pollution in Delhi is a recent concern, the first study pertaining to air quality in Delhi that I am aware of dates back to 1997. Particularly, in this study, the air quality was analysed for a period of 1991 to 1994, during which the Particulate Matter (PM) exceeded WHO’s…

Uber vs. Car, Taxi or Transit?

There is demand, there is supply, and then there is Uber, connecting the two like never before. While on one hand, Uber provides accessible and affordable mobility, its influence on individual’s decision making has potential consequences on car ownership, driver jobs and transit ridership. Lets dive into each one of them in this blog… The…

Shinkansen: Transforming Japan

Shinkansen – The pride of Japan and the symbol of Japanese post-war recovery. But how does the High Speed Rail impact local economy? A look into Kyushu Shinkansen. On October 1st 1964, just two weeks before the Tokyo Olympics, the first ever Shinkansen departed from Tokyo to Osaka, operating at speeds of 220 kmph and…

Online Shopping: Environment Friendly?

Should I visit a store or should I just check out Amazon? You might have asked yourself this question quite a few times by now. But have you ever considered the impacts of this decision on the environment? Well, this article should help you make an informed decision next time. August 11, 1994 marks the…