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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 ›

Mapping a City Better for Cyclists and Walkers

Transport planners, architects, social NGOs, development agencies, students and teachers came together at the beautiful Sanskriti Kendra in Indian capital New Delhi, for a mapping exercise aimed at understanding how transport points served walkers and cyclists so that solutions could be found out to make walking and cycling in cities safer and comfortable. Hosted by Clean Air Asia with… Read More ›

Our Right to Walk is Non-negotiable

Anumita Roychowdhury is Executive Director for research and advocacy of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a New Delhi-based public interest research and advocacy organisation for sustainable and equitable development. In a wide-ranging conversation with Faizal Khan, Roychowdhury spells out clearly the inevitability of a non-motorised transport code in India through shocking figures and revealing… Read More ›

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