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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 ›

Move Away Motors

The aspirations of the people in India in contributing to a high quality of life in their society and environment through a better choice of transport are evidently growing day by day. The southern Indian city of Bangalore is the latest entrant in a new citizen’s movement in India to ‘reclaim public space’ so that… Read More ›

Supreme Court orders setting up of road safety panel

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/columns/views/SC-sees-the-pedestrian-truth/articleshow/34212091.cms   It is a boring bit of road statistics, but the truth is that India’s most vulnerable minority on the streets is really the pedestrian. Justice AR Lakshmanan, former Chairman of the Law Commission, cited a survey by the Central Road Research Institute which suggested that nine of 10 pedestrians felt unsafe while crossing… Read More ›

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