Congestion in Delhi: scary future of our cities

Immediate sign of the mobility crisis in our cities is paralyzing congestion, -- crawling traffic and high pollution levels. Mounting global evidence shows that this imposes high costs on urban communities. This can be around 2 - 3 per cent of the GDP. In many cities congestion occurs during the longer portion of the day, more and more roads are falling into its deadly grip, and delays now affect more travelers and goods then ever before.