Delhi traffic – The reason for economic and climate burden

The capital of India – New Delhi – is often under fire for its choking traffic, pollution and growing population. Delhi roads are undoubtedly one of the most congested and the city’s traffic is clearly getting worse by the day. Unfortunately, a study by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has found that this is causing a burden on both climate and economy. According to the study, average traffic speed on 13 arterial roads is currently 50 to 60 percent lower than their designed speed and 35 to 48 percent lower than the regulated speed of 40-50 km per hour.