© Megha Tyagi

Megha Tyagi

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CITIES FORUM/ Senior Transport Planner
, Bhubaneswar & Berlin

Megha is a gender and inclusive mobility expert with over eight years of experience in developing and managing inclusive, sustainable urban development and mobility projects. Over the years, Megha has worked in internationally reputed research institutions, non-governmental organisations, and design firms, and as a freelance research consultant across South Asia and Europe. She has extensive experience in conducting Gender, Equity Diversity and Inclusion (GEDI) analysis, urban transport policy evaluations, developing and implementing participatory planning frameworks, capacity building modules, and publishing scientific reports. She is well-versed in the decarbonisation of transport, electric mobility, active mobility planning, child-friendly planning, and gender-inclusive mobility.

She holds a PhD in urban mobility planning from IIT Roorkee and has a postdoctoral research experience at TU Berlin. Currently, she works as a senior transport planner at CITIES FORUM and is a visiting lecturer at TU Berlin.

1) Podcast episode titled “Participatory Planning in Public Transport” (2023) As part of the podcast “Policy Beyond Politics” by the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), Kochi, Kerala, India.

2) Tyagi, M., Raheja, G. (2021) Understanding children’s independent mobility through the lens of universal design: a case of Delhi, India. In I. Verma (Ed.) Universal Design 2021: From Special to Mainstream Solutions. Proceedings of the 5th International conference on Universal Design, UD2021, Aalto University, Finland. IOS press. doi:10.3233/SHT121041.

3) Tyagi, M., Raheja, G. (2020) “Are children independently mobile to school anymore?” A comparative study of two neighbourhoods in Kolkata, India. In J. Rodríguez Álvarez & J.C. Soares Gonçalves (Eds.) Planning Post Carbon Cities. Proceedings of the 35th PLEA Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture. A Coruña: University of A Coruña. DOI:https://doi.org/10.17979/spudc.9788497497947. ISBN: 978-84-9749-794-7.

4) Title: “Understanding Children’s Independent Mobility: Concern, Concept& Tool” (2021) As a part of an online short-term training Program on ‘Child-friendly City in India: Inception to Execution’ Council of Architecture (CoA), Training and Research Centre, Bhopal, India.

1) Tyagi, M., Raheja, G. (2021) Children’s independent mobility licence and its association with the built and social environment: A study across Neighbourhood typologies in Kolkata.


2) Tyagi, M., Raheja, G. (2020) Indian parents’ perception of children’s Independent mobility in urban neighbourhoods: a case of Delhi.


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