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Chennai Scripts A ‘Pedestrian, Cyclist First’ Street Story

In the bustling capital of the Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, the city corporation has launched a new street design project to protect pedestrians and cyclists, helping them reclaim space lost to cars After stories of residents reclaiming streets in Indian cities like Gurgaon, Bangalore and New Delhi for walking and cycling, and even… Read More ›

Chennai: New policy towards zero pedestrian fatalaties

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/chennai-corporations-new-policy-aims-at-zero-pedestrian-fatalities/article6462694.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication The Chennai Corporation Council on Tuesday approved a non-motorised transport (NMT) policy to promote walking, cycling, cycle rickshaws, pushcarts and other forms of mobility powered by humans. The civic body has set a target of increasing the mode share for pedestrians and cyclists to at least 40 per cent by 2018. It will also… Read More ›

Chennai: Old area of city to get promenade

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/semipedestrianisation-for-mylapore/article5161316.ece   For pedestrians in the city, there‚Äôs finally some good news. Mylapore, one of the oldest and most crowded of localities, is set to become semi-pedestrian. At the first public consultation on the issue held on Monday by the Chennai Corporation, a chunk of Mylapore residents and other stakeholders supported the proposal to limit… Read More ›



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