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Interview with Stefan Bakker

Stefan Bakker¬†is a transportation and climate change specialist working in South East Asia. As the team leader for energy efficiency and climate change mitigation in the land transport sector of ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) region for GIZ (German Society for International Cooperation), Mr Bakker is well versed with the transportation problems facing… Read More ›

Sydney bike lanes part of plan to open up light rail corridor

http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/city-bike-lanes-part-of-plan-to-open-up-light-rail-corridor-20130911-2tkt9.html Construction on one of Sydney CBD’s new bike lanes is expected to begin next month, following the release of plans for a complete network by the O’Farrell government on Wednesday. The government also endorsed a lower speed limit in inner Sydney, as well as a steep reduction in on-street parking numbers in the city,… Read More ›

Janmarg to scrap cycle tracks

http://www.downtoearth.org.in/content/lost-track When the bus rapid transit system (BRTS) was conceptualised for Ahmedabad in 2007, a social marketing campaign was run. It advertised that Ahmedabad Janmarg would be constructed on the lines of the BRTS in Bogota, Colombia. The promise was that the city would be transformed with walkways, bicycle routes and colourful public plazas. While… Read More ›



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