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Clean Air Asia’s Interview with Dutch Minister Edith Schippers

On an official visit to India during January 29-31, 2014, one of the most important assignments for Ms Edith Schippers, the Dutch Minister of Health, Welfare and Sports, was a cycling tour around the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi. Considered the most cycle-friendly country in the world, the Netherlands is hoping to show cycling… Read More ›

Makati Barangays present plan for walkable city

http://www.philstar.com/nation/2013/10/15/1245576/makati-barangays-present-plan-walkable-city By Mike Frialde, October 15, 2013 The 33 barangays of Makati City are proposing a consolidated plan aimed at making the city’s streets walkable or ‘pedestrian friendly.’ The city’s Liga ng mga Barangay presented the plan at the recently concluded Makati Transport and Traffic Summit 2013. Among their proposals submitted were the construction of… Read More ›

India’s Urban Road Design Poses Serious Risk to Pedestrians and Cyclists

The shocking incident, in which leading Indian environmental activist Sunita Narain was seriously injured after being hit by a car while cycling in New Delhi, has raised several questions about the safety of pedestrians and cyclists in the country. According to the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a Delhi-based and highly respected public advocacy… Read More ›

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