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Ten cities in China's Hubei province suspend some public transportation 24.1.2020 Reuters: World News
A total of 10 cities in China's central Hubei province have suspended some public transportation over the coronavirus outbreak, the Hubei Daily reported on Friday.
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Bengaluru’s Mobility Plan has major drawbacks, says IISc review 14.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Comprehensive Mobility Plan does not assess the impact of its proposed measures like elevated corridors or parking policy. It doesn't clarify how increasing the road capacity would help either
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Around 85 Maharashtra Students Skip School To Fix A Bad Road 14.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Determined to resume crucial bus service to their village in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district, which was stopped due to a poor road, as many as 85 students of a school in Dabhadi bunked their classes...
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“Comprehensive Mobility Plan ignores environmental impacts, sustainable solutions” 10.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The Comprehensive Mobility Plan includes projects like elevated corridors and road widening that'll lead to further environmental degradation. It gives less attention to sustainable options like cycling and walking too
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Why Bengaluru should invest in pedestrian infrastructure 29.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Pedestrians make up nearly half of those dying in road accidents in Bengaluru. This is not surprising given that walking and other non-motorised forms of transport get little share in our mobility budget
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Road accidents killed 600 a day in India in 2017: Lancet 24.12.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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Scuffles break out as protesters invade Paris' Gare de Lyon station 23.12.2019 Reuters: World News
Protesters scuffled with police at Gare de Lyon station in Paris on Monday as a nationwide strike against plans by French President Emmanuel Macron to change the country's pension system dragged on into a 19th day.
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Bengaluru’s Draft Mobility Plan: Some pedestrian projects 20.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Unlike previous mobility plans, the new draft Comprehensive Mobility Plan (CMP) proposes pedestrian and cycling infrastructure. Pedestrian-only streets, elevated walkways and cycling tracks are part of the plan
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Paris commuters jump on scooters as transport strikes block metro 20.12.2019 Reuters: World News
Electric scooter rental companies in Paris have seen a flood of new customers as strikes against the government's pension reform plans crippled metro, bus and train networks.
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Skybridges, Test Towers and Innovations: thyssenkrupp Elevator sets the Tech Trends and Highlights for 2020 10.12.2019 Projects Monitor

New innovations lead the way, including skybridges which revolutionize space as we know it and smart technologies that mean elevators can be fixed, even before they are broken These innovations, alongside tower running, “flying carpets” for city centers and the world’s first ropeless elevator for skyskrapers makes for an exciting year ahead 2020 is knocking […]

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Protests in Colombia spark backlash against Venezuelan migrants 1.12.2019 Reuters: World News
Daniels Herrera kept quiet on his long walk home from work following violent protests in the Colombian capital Bogota last week, fearful his Venezuelan accent would give him away.
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“Why we should support enforcement of the amended Motor Vehicles Act” 30.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Last year, 684 people - mostly pedestrians and two-wheeler riders - were killed in road accidents in Bengaluru. Only high penalties can force drivers to follow rules and prevent such accidents
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"Pink Shuttle" Helps Afghanistan Women Navigate Conservative Society 27.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
In an ultra-patriarchal society where it remains rare to see a woman behind the wheel, Haidary is one of four drivers working for Pink Shuttle, a pilot bus programme employing only women to ferry...
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How a foot-over-bridge can slash travel time and pollution in Yeshwanthpur 25.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
For years, citizens have been demanding a foot-over-bridge connecting Yeshwanthpur old railway station with the Metro station nearby. The bridge would reduce the distance between these two points from 2.3 km to 200 m
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Poor enforcement, training: The reasons why there are so many road accidents in India 20.11.2019 Scroll.in
India’s traffic laws are stricter than those of other countries, but these laws are not enforced.
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Uber, distracted backup driver cited by NTSB in fatal self-driving crash 20.11.2019 Reuters: Money News
A U.S. safety agency on Tuesday faulted Uber for inadequate attention to safety and decisions in the company's autonomous vehicle development in an investigation into the first-ever death involving a self-driving vehicle, which also cited the vehicle's distracted back-up ...
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Uber Safety Culture Lacking In Autonomous Car Incident: Regulator 20.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A top US regulatory official on Tuesday said an investigation into a 2018 fatal crash involving a self-driving Uber car revealed "an ineffective safety culture" at the rideshare company.
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NTSB cites Uber, distracted backup driver in fatal self-driving crash 20.11.2019 Reuters: Money News
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Tuesday took Uber to task for what it said were weaknesses in its approach to safety as it laid out its findings in the investigation of the first-ever death involving a self-driving vehicle, which also cited the vehicle's back-up safety ...
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NGOs organise road safety awareness programmes 18.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
NGOs organise road safety awareness programmes
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Egyptian transport start-up targets Philippines, Bangladesh after Pakistan launch 11.11.2019 Reuters: Money News
Swvl, an Egyptian startup with an app to book bus tickets, plans to launch operations in the Philippines, Indonesia and Bangladesh by the end of next year, a senior official said.
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