http://www.newskarnataka.com/exclusive/Signal-free-traffic-poses-problem-for-the-pedestrians/ The Mangalore Traffic Police’s experiment to make the city signal free has only benefited vehicle users, while the pedestrians helplessly wait several minutes, trying their best to cross busy roads safely. In addition, most of the drivers/motorists have no patience to make way for the people to cross the road. Moreover, some of the… Read More ›
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 ›
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 ›