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Reclaiming the streets: a vision of a happier, healthier Mumbai

Source:http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/nov/24/equal-streets-happier-healthier-mumbai For tens of thousands, it is a vision of a better, happier and healthier city. If on a week day, pedestrians can barely navigate this traffic-congested, hawker-infested, heavily polluted stretch in Mumbai’s swank suburb of Bandra, for the last three Sunday mornings these few kilometres of Linking Road have become a road of their… Read More ›

Tony Oposa Jr (extreme right) and his team

People’s Action Sparks ‘Road-Sharing Movement’ in the Philippines: An interview with Antonio Oposa Jr.

Senior Attorney Antonio Oposa, Jr.  is Convenor of a  citizens-led road-sharing movement in the Philippines, which demands shared road space to enable safe walking and cycling. The movement espouses pro-poor and sustainable mobility options that equally benefit commuters, pedestrians and cyclists as much as private car users. Inspired by his leadership, representatives of the movement filed… Read More ›

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How Liveable Is Our Neighbourhood?

Civil society representatives meet in New Delhi for finding ways to change the course for a better quality of life in Indian cities In the western-Indian city of Pune, near Mumbai, residents of two wards (areas divided for administration under civic bodies) have tied up with civil society groups and architecture students to find out… Read More ›

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