The Transportation Podcast by VERCOS

The Transportation Podcast by VERCOS

If you are a daily commuter spending precious hours of the day stuck in traffic jams, or an implementer wondering why your city still suffers despite all your good efforts, or a policymaker trying to understand the context and extent of transport policies, Amit Singh Baghel and Javed Ahsan welcome you to The Transportation Podcast, by VERCOS. In this podcast, we will explore the A to Z of transport, how it touches our daily lives and what steps we may take to make sure that the transport is safe, seamless, efficient and equitable.

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November 11, 2020 44 min

Welcome to The Transportation Podcast by VERCOS!

In our 7th episode, hosts Amit Singh Baghel and Javed Ahsan welcome Ms Rachel Smith, Transport Planner, Demand Management & Behaviour Change expert and Creator of Cycling Super Highways. She has experience of advising councils and governments in various geographies including Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, Germany, Dubai, Singapore, and India.

She has authored 3 books namely '...

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​Welcome to The Transportation Podcast by VERCOS!

In our 6th episode, hosts Amit Singh Baghel and Javed Ahsan welcome Dr Paul Barter, a freelance policy analyst, researcher, trainer and podcaster on urban transport and parking. ​Dr ​Barter has worked on parking issues in many cities in Australia, China, Colombia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and India for World Bank, GIZ and ADB. He is also an adjunct associate professor at the Na...

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Welcome to The Transportation Podcast by VERCOS.

In Part 1 of the 5th episode, our hosts Amit Singh Baghel and Javed Ahsan, welcomed Prof. PK Sarkar, Former HOD of the Transport Planning Department (TPD) of School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), New Delhi. Prof. Sarkar went down the memory lane to relive his life as a student of SPA along with enlightening us on:

  • Why we are far from achieving the road safety targets set in 2015
  • W...
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    Welcome to The Transportation Podcast by VERCOS!

    In our 4th episode, hosts Amit Singh Baghel and Javed Ahsan welcome Dr Kalpana Viswanath to our podcast. Dr Kalpana is Co-Founder and CEO SafetiPin and Member, Advisory Group on Gender Issues with United Nations Habitat. Dr Kalpana also holds senior positions with Global Network of Safer Cities of UN-Habitat, International Centre for the Prevention of Crime, International Advisory Com...

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    Welcome to The Transportation Podcast by VERCOS!

    In our 3rd episode, hosts Amit Singh Baghel and Javed Ahsan welcome Mr Amit Bhatt, Executive Director, WRI to our podcast. Mr Bhatt has about 2 decades of experience in the field of urban transport, non-motorised transport, public transportation, road safety and electric mobility. He writes extensively on the issues of transportation and road safety for some of the leading media house...

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    Welcome to The Transportation Podcast, by VERCOS. 

    In our 2nd episode of this podcast, our hosts Amit Singh Baghel and Javed Ahsan welcomed Mr Alok Jain to their studio. Mr Alok has been associated with almost every aspect of public transport in Hongkong for about 30 years now in various positions at Kowloon–Canton Railway Corporation and The Kowloon Motor Bus Company. Mr Alok enlightened us on following broad topics:

  • How few data-dr...
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    Welcome to The Transportation Podcast, by VERCOS. 

    In our 1st episode of this podcast, our hosts Amit and Javed, went down the memory lane, to the cradle of Transport Planning in India, the Transport Planning Department (TPD) of School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), New Delhi. At SPA, our hosts visited Professor Sanjay Gupta, Head of Transport Planning Department, and in a candid interview, Prof. discussed:

  • The legacy of the Tra...
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    Are you a daily commuter, spending precious hours of the day stuck in traffic jams. Or are you an implementer, wondering why your city still suffers, despite all your good efforts. Or are you a policymaker trying to understand the context and extent of your policies.

    Welcome to the transportation podcast, by vercos. 

    This is Amit Singh Baghel, and this is Javed Ahsan, and together we will explore the A to Z of transport, how it touch...

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