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Changing the Way You Ride

Changing the Way You Ride

The success story of Pakistan’s first rapid mass transit bus project. Urban transport is a political and not a technical issue,” remarks Enrique Peñalosa, mayor of Bogota, Colombia. “The technical aspects are very simple. The difficult decisions relate to who benefits from …Continue reading

Energy Efficient Appliances – Missing Link in Power Sector Regeneration Puzzle

Domestic consumers have overtime become the biggest users of energy supplied through the national grid. Their share in energy consumption has gone up from 10% in 1970 to 43% in 2010. The share of industrial users has gone down in the same …Continue reading

Punjab to Combat Women Harassment Through Technology

Women will soon be able to use a smartphone application to report harassment along with their exact geographic location to the police. An android application is being developed by the Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) in collaboration with the Punjab Commission on …Continue reading

Lahore’s Rickshaws Go Digital

Uber’s fleet in Pakistan has just been injected with what is perhaps the number one form of transport for a vast majority of commuters in the country: Rickshaws. UberAuto, as it’s called, was inaugurated today in the provincial capital, with the Chairman …Continue reading

Punjab to Establish First Violence Against Women Center in Multan

The first Violence Against Women Center (VAWC) in Punjab is set to be operational by the end of October. The female-run center is being established as part of the implementation of the Punjab Protection of Women Against Violence Act (PPWAV) passed by …Continue reading