“A week into its bold experiment to limit cars on the roads, Delhi has thrown its weight behind the “odd-even” policy but it’s already itching to see it work. Car-owners have rediscovered the joys of zipping through relatively empty roads thanks to a substantial number of private cars being off the roads, even as public transport systems such as the buses and the metro are running on full capacity.
The odd-even policy, even with all its two dozen exemptions, it seems, has been successful in solving the seemingly impossible problem of traffic congestion in the national capital. But what about pollution? The results are nowhere near as sweeping so far. And experts say that there’s a good reason why.” Scroll.in
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