The city of Gurgaon, the technology hub south of New Delhi, is going traffic-free as part of a drive to encourage residents to abandon their cars in favour of public transport.

Traffic in New Delhi.
Traffic in New Delhi.

The car-free policy will apply every Tuesday, and drivers will only be able to bring their vehicles as far as special designated carparks. Shuttle buses will be laid on to transport workers from Metro stations, car parks and other points of arrival to destinations across the city. Delhi is notorious for being one of the world’s most polluted and congested cities, and local people are said to be enthusiastically backing the traffic-free day. Read more:

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