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Can India's Cities Be Made to Work?

by Anna Foret
20 March 2013

HOUSTON, March 20, 2013 — Cities in India, which has a population of 1.2 billion people, have been starved of planning and investment for decades. Many lack formal public transport systems and suffer heavy congestion. Uncontrolled expansion has led to the creation of large slum areas in some of the most prosperous centers. Jeb Brugmann continued Asia Society Texas Center's ConocoPhillips Environmental Lecture Series with a discussion on what can be done to make India's cities work. (1 hr., 4 min.)


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