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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 ›

5 Philippine Cities to block vehicles for NMT

http://www.rappler.com/science-nature/society-culture/53910-ph-cities-support-road-sharing Five Philippine cities are blocking off major roads for bikers and pedestrians this week in support of the movement to promote sustainable mass transport systems in the country. They are composed of 3 cities in Metro Manila – San Juan, Pasig and Marikina – and two cities in the Visayas – Iloilo and Cebu. On Thursday,… Read More ›

Delhi opnes up to Pedestrians

Starting from December 2013, New Delhi has closed a section of the streets close to the Indian Parliament to allow people to walk freely around the vast vicinity of the India Gate memorial for World War I martyrs In the New Year, the Boat Club grounds near the India Gate, an arched monument designed by… Read More ›

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