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In Suwon citizens applaud car free month

http://www.dw.de/locals-applaud-car-free-month-in-korean-city/a-17124711 Residents in the South Korean city of Suwon have just spent a month without cars. Organizers and participants say the project could be a model for city life in the future. Local resident Lee Seung-ryong is riding a Segway around Haenggun Plaza in Suwon. He’s currently working as a volunteer at the EcoMobility World… 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 ›

Study reveals NMT is better for health

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/health/for-better-health-walk-or-cycle/article4807667.ece For the sake of their health, Indians would do well to leave their cars, scooters and motorbikes behind and walk or bicycle instead, according to research just published in the journal PLOS Medicine. That also means that more investments ought to go into making such physical activity safe and convenient. In India, economic prosperity has… Read More ›

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