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Is the Hummer Doomed?
Is the Hummer Doomed?
Photo by POPOEVER. The New York Times reports today that the Hummer, that vehicle which has drawn the wrath of environmentalists and spawned websites like FUH2, might become a thing of the past. That’s because gas prices are now hovering ...
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Highway Accidents in India Reach Staggering Levels
Highway Accidents in India Reach Staggering Levels
The Pune Miror has an interesting article on a study conducted by the Maharashtra Police on highway accidents in India. Simply put, the results are startling.
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Beijing Bicycle
I haven’t had a chance to see this elegantly shot film, but I still thought it would be appropriate for me to share it with you. Click here to view the film makers site. And click here for AO Scott’s ...
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A Fresh Perspective on BRT in India
A Fresh Perspective on BRT in India
Tathagata Chatterji, an architect and urban planner from Delhi, had a few interesting things to say today about Bus Rapid Transit in India. A few exerts follow: The context: The experimental Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Delhi, which reserves ...
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Transport in the News
Photo by padawan. England – Cyclists with folding bikes flood trains, causing resentment. Is it time for more infrastructure on trains to alleviate this problem? [BBC] Taiwan – President calls on public to ride bikes to protect the environment. [The ...
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Bus Rapid Transit Comes to Lagos, Nigeria
Bus Rapid Transit Comes to Lagos, Nigeria
If you had to point to one city that embodies of the challenges of the 21st century, it would be Lagos, Nigeria. The New Yorker had a wonderful piece on Lagos over a year ago, describing it in apocalyptic detail: ...
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