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Cycling in Delhi
Cycling in Delhi
At least some people bike in Delhi. Photo by indoloony. “Once you see the dedicated cycling tracks coming up, you’ll see a very big crowd of people taking to their bikes.” That’s a quote from Nalin Sinha, a leading member ...
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Media and Car Owners Take on BRT in Delhi
Media and Car Owners Take on BRT in Delhi
This last week Delhi began a trial run for its first bus rapid transit corridor, a 5.8 kilometer stretch in the southern part of the city. To put it mildly, the start has been anything but stellar: a Google News ...
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In One Mumbai Suburb, Pedestrians Say Enough Is Enough – An Interview with Krishnaraj Rao (Part 2)
In One Mumbai Suburb, Pedestrians Say Enough Is Enough – An Interview with Krishnaraj Rao (Part 2)
The sun setting in Mumbai. Photo by d ha rm e sh. Earlier this week, TheCityFix ran the first part of an interview with Krishnaraj Rao, a citizen turned activist, who now spends a significant portion of his day advocating ...
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In One Mumbai Suburb, Pedestrians Say Enough Is Enough – An Interview with Krishnaraj Rao (Part 1)
In One Mumbai Suburb, Pedestrians Say Enough Is Enough – An Interview with Krishnaraj Rao (Part 1)
Here Pedestrians hold back traffic after painting a sidewalk on the street. Photo from Friendlyghost. Krishnaraj Rao lives in Borivli, a suburb of Mumbai known for its famous Sanjay Gandhi National Park, and, more recently, its residents who have taken ...
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Community Living Rooms – An Effort to Make LA’s Bus Stops A Little Nicer
Community Living Rooms – An Effort to Make LA’s Bus Stops A Little Nicer
Photo by Monica Almeida from The New York Times. This weekend the New York Times had an article about a neat initiative to transform bus stops in Los Angeles into something called “community living rooms” – that’s a pleasant and ...
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Death Toll Reaches 20,000 in Five Years on Mumbai’s Trains
Death Toll Reaches 20,000 in Five Years on Mumbai’s Trains
Photo by MumbaiDailySnapshot. From the Boston Globe, this just in: “More than 20,000 people have been killed on Mumbai’s notoriously overcrowded train system over the past five years — many of them crushed, run over or electrocuted — according to ...
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