UCL Urban Laboratory


Why Mumbai should get over its obsession with cars

16 December 2014

City traffic in Mumbai. Photograph: Auscape/UIG via Getty Images

Dr Andrew Harris writes in The Guardian that Mumbai's transport policy continues to be skewed towards cars despite 91% of trips in the city being made on foot, or public transport. The article appears as part of the Guardian Cities Mumbai series.

Dr Harris is a Co-director of the UCL Urban Laboratory. He is also the convener of the MSc programme in Urban Studies and a lecturer in Geography at UCL. His research interests cover London, Mumbai and Buenos Aires.