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  • Manual for Urban Transport planners and managers.
  • Urban Transport Development Training Module
  • National Urban Transport Policy 2006
  • IUT Information Brochure
  • Action Plan for strengthening of IUT
  • Awareness brochure on “Urban Transport – Need for Action”
  • Report on working group on Urban Transport including MRTS for 11th FYP 2006
  • Compilation of MOUD policy circulars on Urban Transport (June’2008)
  • Urban Bus specification (2009)
  • Hand book on service level benchmarking for urban transport (2009)
  • Transforming city bus transportation in India with JNNURM assistance (2009)
  • Preparation of Information booklet on various Urban Transit Technologies
  • Recent reports

    • Information booklet on various urban transit technologies, 2007
    • Detailed Project Report for setting up and Maintaining a Database on Urban Transportation, CIRT Pune, 2008
    • Recommendations of working group on urban transport for 12th five year plan, 2012
    • Status of bus funding scheme under JnNURM, 2012
    • Best practices in Urban Transport(based on projects awarded between 2008-2011), 2013
    • Recommendation of Working group on Urban Transport for NTDPC
    • CReview of BRT Projects sanctioned under JNNURM, 2012
    • Study on renovation of Kolkata trams
    • Research on Planning and Implementation of Modern City Bus Service on PPP for MouD
    • Light Rail Transit – an Urban Transport Option

    IUT Papers

    • Tram and Light Rail Transit – An Urban Transport option.
    • Light Rail Transit – an urban transport option
    • Modern Trams : (light rail transit) for cities in India(FICCI)

    MoUD Publications

    • Working group on urban transport including mass rapid transport system for eleventh five year plan, by MoUD, 2007
    • Policy circulars / Advisory letters issued to all states / UTs on matters pertaining to urban transport, by MoUD (April 2008 – October 2013)
    • Guidelines and toolkits for urban development in medium sized cities in India(ADB), 2009
      • Module: 1 Comprehensive mobility plans (CMPs): preparation toolkit
      • Module: 2 Bus rapid transit (BRT) : toolkits for feasibility studies
      • Module: 3 Guidelines for bus service improvement : policy and options
      • Module: 4 Guidelines for parking measures : policy and options
      • Module: 5 Guidelines for non – motorised transport: policy and options
    • Hand book on service level benchmarking for urban transport, 2009
    • Transforming city bus transportation in India through financial assistance for Bus procurement under JNNURM, 2009
    • Hand book on service level benchmarking for urban transport

    Periodical Publications

    • Half yearly Urban Transport Journal
    • Quarterly Newsletters
    • Annual Urban Transport Research Journal


    • National Urban Transport Policy, 2006
    • National Mission on Sustainable Habitat

    Report of the sub - committee by MoUD

    • Traction system, general power supply arrangements and energy efficient systems for metro railways, 2013
    • Rolling stock for metro railways, 2013
    • Standardization of signalling and train control systems for metro railways, 2013
    • Automatic fare collection system, 2013
    • Operations and maintenance systems for metro railways, 2013
    • Standardization and indigenisation of metro railways, systems and sub-systems, 2013