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Kathmandu Metropolitan City to mark world car-free day

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September 16, 2014

http://www.myrepublica.com/portal/index.php?action=news_details&news_id=83213 Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is set to observe World Car Free Day for a week starting from September 22 in order to discourage motor vehicles along the roads in the core areas of the capital and encourage walking and cycling. It is for the first time that the government has decided to observe the… Read More ›

Toronto to pilot ‘open streets’

http://www.thestar.com/news/city_hall/2014/04/16/open_streets_pedestrian_sunday_on_bloor_off_to_a_plodding_start.html Toronto is looking at closing Bloor St. to cars for one Sunday morning this summer in a pilot project patterned after Open Streets events held in New York, Mexico City and other cities. The idea is to boldly transform the street into a linear park and let pedestrians, joggers and cyclists take over for… Read More ›

Light a cycle and save a life

A voluntary campaign to save cyclists and rickshaw drivers from road accidents gain public support in the Indian city of Gurgaon On a cold and wintry morning in late February, Mehak Sanghera, 12, decided to step on to the street instead of following her brother into the nearby tennis training academy. Donning a reflective vest,… Read More ›

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