De acordo com a Organização Mundial da Saúde, 1,2 milhão de pessoas morrem anualmente em acidentes de trânsito em todo o mundo e 90% das mortes ocorrem em países em desenvolvimento. Quase metade destas mortes envolve pedestres, ciclistas e motociclistas. Em 2030, os acidentes de trânsito devem...
Vatsala works as a maid in Mumbai, India. Like many of the public in Mumbai—and cities throughout India—she relies on the auto-rickshaw to meet her demanding schedule and transportation needs. EMBARQ is working in India to improve the service to benefit the drivers, passengers and owners.
An auto-rickshaw driver in the Indian City of Mumbai (Bombay) discusses the daily challenges of drivers, from a lack of governmental support, to the unstructured nature of ownership and licensing of drivers. This video aims to highlight the need for improvements in the auto-rickshaw sector.
Recognizing the role that auto-rickshaws play in sustainable urban transport and meeting daily commute needs in Mumbai will go a long way in improving conditions for drivers, as well as passengers, and will result in social and environmental benefits for Indian cities, as a whole.