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Singapore: Orchard Street pedestrian night turns enjoyable

http://www.straitstimes.com/news/singapore/more-singapore-stories/story/orchard-roads-pedestrian-night-turns-out-be-enjoyable-sq It was “Pedestrian Night” at Orchard Road, but with activities and events in full swing, some visitors found it a tight squeeze. Amongst the crowd was Ms Lim Cze Yie, with her three young daughters aged two to eight. “It’s a bit too crowded,” said the 39-year-old homemaker, who was squeezed into a corner… Read More ›

Mangalore: Signal free corridors leave pedestrians helpless

http://www.newskarnataka.com/exclusive/Signal-free-traffic-poses-problem-for-the-pedestrians/ The Mangalore Traffic Police‚Äôs experiment to make the city signal free has only benefited vehicle users, while the pedestrians helplessly wait several minutes, trying their best to cross busy roads safely. In addition, most of the drivers/motorists have no patience to make way for the people to cross the road. Moreover, some of the… Read More ›

Kathmandu Metropolitan City to mark world car-free day

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 ›

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