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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 ›

Road Sharing Scheme for Motorists and Pedestrians

http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/450691/road-sharing-scheme-for-motorists-pedestrians-urged#ixzz2ZnyD45yI Over 100 lawyers have threatened to sue government officials should they fail to implement within 30 days an environment-friendly road-sharing scheme that would favor the “carless people of the Philippines.” In a 13-page letter sent to government agencies, 126 lawyers from all over the country led by staunch environmental advocate Antonio Oposa Jr. demanded… Read More ›

Flyovers and FOBs not sustainable in long term: MoUD

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/indore/FOB-and-flyovers-are-not-long-term-solution-to-public-transport-Lohia/articleshow/20679165.cms A day after the recommendation of the empowered committee of state legislative assembly for the construction of foot over bridge (FOB) on BRTS, a team from JNNURM and Union ministry of urban development on Wednesday downplay the idea of FOB at BRTS.SK Lohia, joint secretary of Union ministry of urban development termed FOB a… Read More ›

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