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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: 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 ›

Jakarta Revamps its Markets

http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2013/06/10/jakarta-revamps-overcrowded-markets.html Cars and motorcycles jammed Jl. Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta on Saturday afternoon, as usual. The area is notorious for its appalling traffic, but the flow was smoother than two weeks ago when the market and bus terminal were restructured. Congestion is inevitable, but the absence of street vendors and illegal parking means the vehicles… Read More ›

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