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Mangalore: Signal free corridors leave pedestrians helpless

http://www.newskarnataka.com/exclusive/Signal-free-traffic-poses-problem-for-the-pedestrians/ The Mangalore Traffic Police’s 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 ›

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 ›

Sunita Narain of CSE hit by car while cycling

http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-10-21/delhi/43249230_1_sunita-narain-aiims-flyover-serious-injuries 21 October, Times News Network Environmental activist Sunita Narain was hit by a car while cycling to Lodi gardens in central Delhi from Green Park around 6am on Sunday. She sustained serious injuries on her face, nose and both arms, and underwent an eight-and-a-half hour surgery at AIIMS trauma centre during which two rods… Read More ›

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