February 17, 2021
Budget 2021-22: A Boost to Affordable Housing, Urban Public Health, and Transportation
This year’s budget witnessed some important shifts in affordable housing, urban sanitation and public health, and transportation.
February 20, 2020
30-minutes commute takes over an hour in peak time in Mumbai
The Times of India reviewed our study on urban mobility where we calculate average commute times and identify exact traffic chokepoints in Mumbai using Uber movement data.
February 11, 2020
Mumbai: Slow Commuting, Low Productivity
IDFC Institute's new working paper unearths the extent of Mumbai’s congestion, quantifies its economic and environmental costs and provides actionable results for policymakers by identifying chokepoints.
February 05, 2020
The costs of congestion: A case study of Mumbai
From economic efficiency to environmental damage, citizens pay a heavy price. There are ways to address this.
January 15, 2020
The other data challenge: Measuring life in a metro
We need to know how many people enter cities, where they live, how they travel, and what they do for a living.
October 18, 2019
Assessing Cities’ Labour Market Efficiencies using Mumbai Commuting Data
We unearth the extent of Mumbai’s congestion, quantify its economic and environmental costs and provide actionable results for policymakers by identifying chokepoints.
June 19, 2019
Fast Fact: The average commuter wastes 11 days a year in Mumbai traffic
The average 30-minute drive in Mumbai more than doubles to 66 minutes due to the city’s notoriously congested roads, according to IDFC Institute’s analysis of more than 53 million Uber Movement data points.