Chennai City Connect Foundation has partnerships with the following National and International organizations.
The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) is an international not-for-profit non-governmental-organization dedicated to the promotion of environmentally sustainable and equitable transportation policies and programs. It is regarded as one of the principal resource centers on this subject internationally. ITDP is involved with several public transport projects worldwide including the ones in Bogota (Colombia), Jakarta (Indonesia) and Guangzhou (China). In India, ITDP has provided technical support to several Indian cities interested in promoting public transit, non-motorized transport, and system integration since 2002. ITDP has also supported the Ministry of Urban Development through co-organizing training workshops for cities in India developing integrated public transport systems. ITDP funding to support such initiatives comes from international funding sources which include the Blue Moon Fund and the Climate Works Foundation. The aim of Blue Moon Fund and Climate Works Foundation is to reduce global warming through greenhouse gas reduction and to make cities livable.
Organization Website: www.itdp.org
SMART Sustainable Mobility & Accessibility Research & Transformation, is a project of UMTRI, the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and TCUAP, the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, in Ann Arbor. SMART undertakes research, demonstration projects, education, and global learning exchange on a range of issues related to the future of transportation in city regions around the world.
Initiative Website: www.um-smart.org
Care Earth Trust in an eco-conservation trust founded in Chennai in the year 2000. It is an association of scientists with the mission of conserving biodiversity for human well being through research, advocacy and capacity building.
Organization website: www.careearthtrust.org
Since 2002, the EMBARQ network has expanded to Mexico, Brazil, China, India, Turkey and the Andean Region, that work together with local transport authorities to reduce pollution, improve public health, and create safe, accessible and attractive urban public spaces. The network employs more than 120 experts in fields ranging from architecture to air quality management; geography to journalism; and sociology to civil and transport engineering.
Organization website: www.embarq.org/