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Reclaiming the streets: a vision of a happier, healthier Mumbai

Source:http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/nov/24/equal-streets-happier-healthier-mumbai For tens of thousands, it is a vision of a better, happier and healthier city. If on a week day, pedestrians can barely navigate this traffic-congested, hawker-infested, heavily polluted stretch in Mumbai’s swank suburb of Bandra, for the last three Sunday mornings these few kilometres of Linking Road have become a road of their… Read More ›

India Heritage Walk Series: Fort Cochin

In the southern Indian state of Kerala, a heritage town with a continuous colonial history of seven centuries of Portuguese, Dutch and British rule, historians and tour guides come together to make understanding the town better through walking. According to historians, a devastating flood in 1341 wiped out the legendary port of Muziris, the hub… 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 ›

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