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A woman walks among motorized traffic in Bangalore, India. Pedestrian rights are often ignored across India due to a lack in legal provisions for pedestrians, forcing them to walk alongside fast moving traffic at great risk to their lives. Photo by jchessma/Flickr. Cropped.
Where are the footpaths? A case for protecting pedestrian rights in India
India’s constitution guarantees every citizen a fundamental right to move freely throughout the country. Today, this right is violated in most cities, as pedestrian infrastructure has taken a backseat in the planning of Indian cities. Traditional Indian cities with compact ...