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Category: Non-motorized :: Bicycles
Last updated: Dec 26 2018 13:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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BP invests in city transportation app Whim 7.11.2019 Reuters: Money News
BP is investing 10 million euros in Finnish transportation app Whim as the oil and gas company seeks to expand its role in a future low-carbon world.
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In review of fatal Arizona crash, U.S. agency says Uber software had flaws 6.11.2019 Reuters: Money News
An Uber self-driving test vehicle that struck and killed an Arizona woman in 2018 had software flaws, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday as it disclosed the company's autonomous test vehicles were involved in 37 crashes over the prior 18 ...
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Nine pointers to ensure Bengaluru’s upcoming bus lanes are a success 13.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru is soon to get dedicated bus lanes that are intended to make commute easy for bus users. But will the project succeed amidst the city's chaotic traffic? Here are nine pointers to ensure it does
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Namma Metro’s ‘baggage fee’ on cycles hassles commuters 10.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru Metro allows foldable cycles on board now, but its baggage rules imply that Rs 30 has to be paid every time a cycle is carried. Despite commuters' demands, BMRCL is not exempting cycles from the fee
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Smart city command centre in pipeline 4.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Smart city command centre in pipeline
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How and why revival of Car Free Thursdays could help Hyderabad dispel its traffic nightmare 3.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Traffic in Hyderabad is going from bad to worse, everyday, particularly in the Hitech City-Financial District area, where traffic speeds on a regular day often fall to 12-15 km/hour! Here's an option that could help ease the situation effectively.
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Many problems, one humble solution, yet Indian cities continue to ignore that 1.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Lessons learnt globally point to the many benefits of cycling -- whether in terms of health, reduced congestion or even greater equality. Yet, whether in Kolkata, Bangalore or Pune, a sustained thrust to promote cycling in our cities is clearly missing.
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Road safety awareness programme by Darrang Transport Dept with a difference 29.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Road safety awareness programme by Darrang Transport Dept with a difference
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Motorbike ride-sharing a panacea for Dhaka traffic chaos 28.9.2019 Reuters: South Asia News
Ride-sharing motorbike services are surging in popularity in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka, where nightmare traffic often means that walking is faster than travelling by car or bus.
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What cities pushing for bicycle sharing must learn from Bhopal’s not-so-smart experiment 25.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Two years back, Bhopal's automated bicycle sharing programme was launched amid much fanfare as one of its smart city projects. However, the scheme has seen lukewarm response at best and the factors behind this need careful attention.
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Where and how can you ride a ‘smart bike’ in Chennai? 14.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Since its launch in February this year, Chennai's smart bike fleet has grown to 370 and sees, on average, 252 rides per day across all locations. A look at the details of the system and its overall performance so far
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Paris Commuters Hit As Metro Workers Strike Over Pension Reform 13.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Paris metro and other public transport workers walked off the job Friday over a planned pension overhaul, sparking huge traffic jams and forcing many people to stay home for the one-day strike action.
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Rapido seeks time as Transport dept wants permission details 29.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Rapido seeks time as Transport dept wants permission details
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The gaps in public transport that are pushing people towards private vehicles 27.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Citizens look for mainly three factors when it comes to public transportation: efficiency, accessibility, and affordability. Sadly, Indian cities have been ignoring all three, leading to an explosion of private vehicles on our streets and all the associated problems.
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Delhi, Mumbai or Bengaluru, our cities treat pedestrians as second class citizens 21.8.2019 Citizen Matters
In 2018, pedestrians comprised more than 50% fatalities on Mumbai streets; the numbers for Delhi and Bangalore stood at 44% and 40%. Our streets have turned into a battlefield between cars and citizens, and citizens almost always lose.
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2.60 Lakh Kg Rice Worth 85 Lakh Stolen Using Scooters, Bikes: Police 13.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
In a bizarre incident, some officials of the Food Corporation of India and a private company allegedly stole over 2.60 lakh kilogram rice worth about Rs 85 lakh by falsely showing that the consignment...
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Traffic chaos in Sivasagar town turning from bad to worse 4.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Traffic chaos in Sivasagar town turning from bad to worse
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The silent epidemic: An opioid crisis is sweeping Africa and West Asia 27.7.2019 Scroll.in
Weakly regulated painkillers are causing untold damage, but stricter controls could have dire consequences for patients.
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Factbox: Incoming PM Johnson's record as London mayor 23.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Boris Johnson has referred to his record as Mayor of London as a pointer to what he could achieve when he replaces Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and British prime minister.
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TVS launches Ethanol based bike @ Rs 1,20,000 12.7.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi Two and three-wheelers manufacturer TVS Motor Company here on Friday launched country’s first Ethanol based motorcycle TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi E100 at Rs 1,20,000. The motorcycle was launched by Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Jairam Gadkari, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant and TVS Motor Company Chairman Venu Srinivasan. TVS Motor […]
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