Mr Satyendra Singh is a Smart City Consultant and founder and CEO of InSell GmbH based in Stuttgart Germany. With educational profile ranging from Architecture, Urban planning and Geo-technologies, he has acquired valuable two decades of experience across city planning disciplines.
He has been successful in executing various projects related to Geoinformation systems (GIS), Water Management, urban planning, water tax mapping, Energy and infrastructure management in Germany involving complex situations and hardcore technical knowledge of Geoinformatics, Photogrammetry and LiDAR systems. He has been instrumental in providing input on policy matters to governments related to Mobility, construction, Cleantech and water management technologies.
Since 2009, he has been involved with Stuttgart university of applied Sciences as guest lecturers and has been delivering special lectures including renowned CEPT University in Ahmadabad, TERI University-Delhi and SPA new Delhi India on usage of technology solutions for sustainable urban planning. He has been also involved in research and academic settings in India and Germany by utilizing project development and intercultural work management skillsets. He is co-author of two internationally acclaimed books on smart cities namely “Smart Economy for Smart Cities” and E-Governance for Smart Cities (Published by Springer) apart from internationally acclaimed publications on similar topic.
Mobility challenge for sister cities– Stuttgart & Mumbai
Stuttgart and Mumbai share similarities in their growth of traffic over the years. Stuttgart is regarded as the “Automobile Capital” of Germany, whereas Mumbai is known as “Commercial hub “of India. Both the cities, based on their historic growth, have always find it challenging to develop a sustainable mobility solution. It is observed that in Indian cities, in past few years, despite developing metro networks in few cities are finding it difficult to provide mobility infrastructure to masses living outside the cities and struggle to ensures safety and independent mobility. Stuttgart witnesses the steep rise in traffic congestion in Europe and overtakes Cologne as Germany’s Most congested city. can we draw a parallel between these two cities on provision of sustainable traffic infrastructure or promotion of Sustainable Mobility practices?
This presentation is giving an insight of the prevalent mobility problems and emerging issues specially highlighting measures for sustainable transport (e-mobility etc) planned by both cities. The presentation will also highlights the socio-cultural issue of mobility and the range of cost effective solution to establish better connectivity to outskirts and urban areas. It is also very important for both cities to integrate the needs of pedestrian, people with limited abilities and maintaining high-quality services and facilities that are socially inclusive.