The relocation of the urban poor in city planning and social exclusion

Prof. Geetam Tiwari

Donnerstag, 22. März 2018, Beginn 18:00

Technische Universität Wien, Seminarraum Kuppel, Karlplatz 13, 1040 Wien

Most policies have focused the need for affordable decent housing and ownership of land and access to basic amenities. However these policies have missed the strong link between housing location-access to livelihood-affordable transportation options and activity patterns of low income households. A subsidized public transport does not address the time poverty faced by many households and the flexibility required for multitasking-combining household chores with employment. Policies continue to strengthen social exclusion in the name of development.

Geetam Tiwari is the MoUD Chair Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering and Coordinator TRIPP at the Indian Institute for Technology Dehli. Tiwari has written, edited and contributed to various books in the field of urban transportation systems, road safety and injury prevention.