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http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-07-09/pune/40468101_1_bicycle-plan-the-pmc-draft-plan After failing to implement a pilot project for use of bicycles in the last three years, the Pune Municipal Corporation now wants to start afresh by laying a comprehensive bicycle plan. The PMC has rubbished claims that the pilot project has been junked. In fact, civic officials say the project is at an advanced… Read More ›
http://m.indianexpress.com/news/86-hurdles-on-sinhagad-road-cut-down-cycling-speed/947179/ The Pune Municipal Corporation widened Sinhagad Road to implement the BRTS and alongwith it came the cycle tracks. However, the widened stretch instead of being used by citizens, is being used by vendors. In a survey conducted by Parisar of the 4.6-km cycle track on Sinhagad Road, PMC engineers found out that there were… Read More ›
Improving walkability and pedestrian facilities is one of the less prioritized measures for sustainable urban transport by policymakers and development organizations. Clean Air Asia (formerly Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities) with support from various partners conducted walkability surveys in 27 Asian cities to better understand the state of walkability. The cities were Lanzhou, Hong Kong (China), Indore, Chennai, Bhubaneshwar,… Read More ›
Where are we to walk in the streets of Pune Pune is a city of 4 million, and one of India’s fastest growing urban centers. 37 percent of all trips are done by walking but pedestrians have become sidelined in the haze of this mechanical jungle where vehicles take public spaces.