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Category: Non-motorized :: Pedestrians
Last updated: Apr 23 2019 14:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Do cities matter? What BJP, INC and CPI(M) manifestos say on urban issues 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters
From devolution of powers to local bodies, to the formation of National Urban Mobility Mission, to the creation of a separate Ministry for Water; what all are the promises made by political parties regarding urban issues in their manifestos ?
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Women’s safety a burning issue in city 23.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Women’s safety a burning issue in city
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How can governments make Bengaluru more liveable? By putting pedestrians first 22.4.2019 Scroll.in
Pollution, traffic and a host of other concerns can be resolved.
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Why addressing pedestrian concerns is key to making Bengaluru liveable 22.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Not so long ago, residents and visitors alike gushed over the pleasure of walking along the fragrant tree-lined avenues of Bangalore. Today walking in the city is a nightmare. What changed, and what can be done to encourage and protect pedestrians, which is important for more reasons than one?
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Sustainable traffic solutions missing in campaign discourse as Bengaluru eyes one crore vehicles 15.4.2019 Citizen Matters
As election discourse heats up, many political parties promise to make urban mobility, public transport key areas of focus. But do they walk the talk? What does the proposal for an elevated corridor in Bengaluru say about the search for sustainable mobility solutions?
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Trump says Boeing should fix, 'rebrand' grounded 737 MAX jet 15.4.2019 Reuters: World News
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged Boeing Co to fix and "rebrand" its troubled 737 MAX jetliner following two fatal crashes even as U.S. regulators continued to work with the planemaker and airlines regarding the now-grounded aircraft.
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PM, Shah, other BJP bigwigs to be seen in action in MP 10.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Premier Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supremo Amit Shah and a host of central ministers are expected to hit the Lok Sabha poll campaign trail in Madhya Pradesh, party sources said here on Tuesday. A list was duly submitted to the Election Commission of India. The top brass campaigners are Home Affairs Minister Rajnath […]
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U.S. foils alleged plot to drive stolen truck into pedestrians in Maryland 9.4.2019 Reuters: World News
The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it has detained a Maryland man who allegedly plotted to drive a stolen U-Haul truck into pedestrians on the sidewalks of a busy shopping and entertainment complex along the Potomac River, in a foiled plan that was inspired by the Islamic State ...
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Ethiopia set to release preliminary report into cause of Boeing 737 MAX crash 1.4.2019 Reuters: World News
Ethiopia will release a preliminary report on Monday into the cause of an Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 last month, a foreign ministry spokesman said.
‘Gadkari’s secrets will be exposed by the BJP’ 31.3.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Former BJP MP turned Congress candidate says Nagpur’s voters will ensure that he wins
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Two killed, two wounded as gunman opens fire during Seattle rush hour 28.3.2019 Reuters: World News
Two people were killed and two critically wounded when a gunman opened fire on two motorists and a Metro bus in Seattle on Wednesday and then caused a collision as he tried to flee in a stolen car during the afternoon rush hour, police said.
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Why Bengaluru’s big-budget elevated corridor project may not solve the city’s traffic woes 27.3.2019 Scroll.in
Substantive lacunae can be observed even in a quick reading of the proposal for the Rs 19,000-crore project.
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The tragedy of Baltimore: How order collapsed in an American city 17.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Since 2015, violent crime has spiked to levels unseen for a quarter century in the city.
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Time for intolerence: Mumbai residents must stop being so apathetic about their city’s neglect 16.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
For ordinary Mumbaikars, just walking in their neighbourhoods or commuting to work is a terrible ordeal.
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Bengaluru’s Elevated Corridors: A case study in urban governance 15.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru architect reflects on the quality of urban governance and planning, as the state proposes to spend thousands of crores on the elevated corridor without a detailed evaluation
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U.S. to send teams to assist in Ethiopian Airlines crash 10.3.2019 Reuters: World News
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board will send four people to assist in the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash, an NTSB spokesman said on Sunday.
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U.S. to send team to assist in Ethiopian Airlines crash 10.3.2019 Reuters: World News
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board will send four people to assist in the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash, an NTSB spokesman said on Sunday.
Making roads safer for wildlife also saves money 8.2.2019 Scroll.in
Wildlife-vehicle collisions annually cause an average of about 200 human deaths, 30,000 injuries, and economic impacts exceed $8 billion, say researchers.
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Why do so many of our slick Metro stations wear a deserted look? 1.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Chennai Metro looks all set to offer a faster, modern commute alternative across its full length of 45.1 km in Phase I. But it can never achieve its full potential until certain grave policy mistakes are corrected.
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What’s stopping Gurgaon from being another Copenhagen? 31.1.2019 Citizen Matters
A recent survey among close to 3000 employees of an IT company in Gurugram highlighted the city's traffic woes. But it also yielded interesting data points that indicate improved cycling infrastructure could change things here.
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