• Primary Program Transport and Urban Infrastructure
  • Research Interests Low carbon transport, energy efficient mobility systems, climate resilient urban planning, inclusive and equitable cities

Biography

Anvita is an architect and transport planner whose current areas of research at KAPSARC include smart cities, electric vehicles, and freight mobility. Before joining the Center in February 2018, she was the managing director and CEO of Innovative Transport Solutions (iTrans), an incubator company of IIT Delhi, where she led over 40 applied research and planning projects for 10 years for clients ranging from city level and country level authorities to funding agencies including the UNEP, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and DFID. Supporting cities to become sustainable, inclusive and climate resilient was the primary focus of the work. She was also the India Resident Representative for the Bicycle Partnership Program of the Interface for Cycling Expertise (I-CE), the Netherlands, for four years.

Anvita has been teaching transport planning in the Urban Design Department of the School of Planning and Architecture in Delhi for the past 12 years and was visiting faculty at the TERI University, Delhi. She was also associated with the Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Program (TRIPP) at IIT Delhi, a Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) Centre of Excellence, for nearly 12 years.

Publications

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  • External journal articles
Assessment of Socio-Economic Benefits of Non-Motorized Transport (NMT) Integration with Public Transit (PT) – Case Study of Bike Share (BS) System in Pune, India

Assessment of Socio-Economic Benefits of Non-Motorized Transport (NMT) Integration with Public Transit (PT) – Case Study of Bike Share (BS) System in Pune, India

Urban India

2017
Low Carbon Comprehensive Mobility Plan – Visakhapatnam

Low Carbon Comprehensive Mobility Plan – Visakhapatnam

UNEP DTU Partnership

2014

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In recent decades, the increase in freight mobility has been largely served by road, maritime shipping and, increasingly, air transportation, with less emphasis on alternative modes of transport. This has translated into continued growth for the use of fossil fuels in freight transportation activities. In this context, this one-day workshop will explore freight transportation activity […]

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