Sustainable urban transport and mobility in urban Pakistan discussed at the IBA Karachi.


The Karachi Urban Lab (KUL) held a panel discussion titled, Sustainable Urban Transport and Mobility in Urban Pakistan at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi Main Campus. The discussion focused on assessing current projects and future potential for transportation in Pakistan. The event was moderated by Director of the Karachi Urban Lab and Professor of City and Regional Planning IBA Karachi, Dr. Nausheen H. Anwar.

Executive Member of Shehri-Citizens for a Better Environment, Mr. Farhan Anwar gave a presentation about the need to design cities around sustainable methods of transportation such as public transit and walking or cycling. Mr. Anwar critiqued the model of transportation planning that focused on personal vehicles and stressed the need for transit-oriented development (TOD) in Karachi.

Moreover, Director Transportation Engineering Department, Exponent Engineers Private Limited, Mr. Ashar Lodi shared insights and...

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