Webinar: Insights on urban transport management
The outbreak of COVID-19 across the world and resultant lockdowns in several countries is unparalleled. It has cast its shadow across various economic activities with dislocation in global production, supply chains and trade. As business during COVID-19 looks like an unchartered territory, every stakeholder is grappling with the ever-developing response mechanism.
Infrastructure has always been the key growth driver for India, given its need, possible quantum & number of projects and the far-fetched impact it can create on all sectors quickly (both directly and indirectly). India is not only looking forward to getting back its shine in terms of GDP growth but also doing so rapidly with aggressive reforms in the key strategic sectors.This may prove to be a prologue of a massive opportunity that infrastructure sector may witness in India.
Austrade in partnership with Vision360 Management Consulting India is organising a series of webinars on exploring opportunities in the Indian infrastructure sector amidst COVID-19 pandemic. The webinars will provide insights on impact of COVID-19 in Indian infrastructure sector and how it can translate into possible business opportunities for Australian organisations.
The fourth and final session scheduled on 22nd September 2020 will be a panel discussion on the urban transport management
Current challenges faced by public transport and mobility due to COVID-19 and benefits of active mobility provide new impetus to transport and city planners to rethink on forms of mobility and city planning. In the medium and long run, it would be wiser to plan emerging small and medium-sized cities based on public transport and active mobility.
The discussion points shall be as follows:
- Rethinking of mobility and city planning;
- Supply side intervention, such as the provision of interconnected infrastructure for active mobility;
- Technological requirements;
- Opportunities for Australian firms.