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Sunita Narain of CSE hit by car while cycling

http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-10-21/delhi/43249230_1_sunita-narain-aiims-flyover-serious-injuries 21 October, Times News Network Environmental activist Sunita Narain was hit by a car while cycling to Lodi gardens in central Delhi from Green Park around 6am on Sunday. She sustained serious injuries on her face, nose and both arms, and underwent an eight-and-a-half hour surgery at AIIMS trauma centre during which two rods… Read More ›

Bangalore’s CBD roads to be pedestrian friendly

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/pedestrian-to-be-king-on-upgraded-cbd-roads/article5254689.ece?homepage=true 21 October, 2013, By Laiqh A Khan The seven Central Business District (CBD) roads of Bangalore that have been identified for upgradation under Tender SURE project will not only feature cycle lanes, but also accord “very high priority for pedestrians”. In the wake of the State Cabinet’s recent decision to upgrade the roads in… Read More ›

Pedestrian power to shape future cities

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20131018-walk-to-work-transform-your-city/all 18 October 2013, By Alissa Walker  Modern city growth has been led by the car. But new walking apps – and maps that help journeys seem more walkable – may lead to healthier, happier urban environments. The most striking change to one of the largest cities on the planet can be seen easily from… Read More ›

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