Posts tagged with 'traffic'
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A group of cycling enthusiasts are encouraging Mumbaikers to ditch the traffic and cycle during the nighttime quiet hours as part of their everyday routine. Photo by Rana Chakraborty
After Office Hours, It's Time to Go Cycling
If you are a professional based in Mumbai and wish to take up cycling, daytime traffic and lack of personal time are probably your biggest concerns. To deal with this problem, a bunch of individuals are encouraging everyone to get ...
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Yellow-Carded Vehicles Banned from Beijing’s Streets
Yellow-Carded Vehicles Banned from Beijing’s Streets
To control pollution from a growing population of 3.7 million cars, Beijing today began prohibiting high-emission vehicles from entering the city limits. This latest measure is part of an ongoing plan to improve Beijing’s air quality post-Olympics. While high-emission cars ...
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Friday Fun: Gridlock Buster
Friday Fun: Gridlock Buster
Via Planetizen, here’s a mostly fun and I think actually educational game from the University of Minnesota where you have to serve as traffic engineer, setting the red and green lights to keep traffic moving smoothly. As has been said, ...
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The traffic on the streets of Pune is busy with rickshaws, bicycles, buses and pedestrians. Photo by wili_hybrid.
Dangerous Roads in India Require New Policies
In India, 105,725 people were killed and 452,922 people were injured in road traffic crashes in 2006, and the fatalities can be expected to grow to 260,000 in 2030, unless new policies are implemented, according to a study by Mohan, ...
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Just another day on the Capital Beltway. Flickr photo by mindgutter.
Back to the Daily Grind of Gridlock
One week after President Obama’s inauguration, the unprecedented crowds are all gone. The trains are back to their regular schedules. And roads and bridges have re-opened for business. But, surprisingly, gridlock is back. “We woke up this morning to a ...
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