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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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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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"Historic Day," Says Santiago Governor As 1 Million March Into Chile City 26.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
As many as a million Chileans protested peacefully late into the evening on Friday in the capital Santiago in the biggest rallies yet since violence broke out a week ago over entrenched inequality in...
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One million Chileans march in Santiago, city grinds to halt 26.10.2019 Reuters: Top News
As many as a million Chileans protested peacefully late into the evening on Friday in the capital Santiago in the biggest rallies yet since violence broke out a week ago over entrenched inequality in the South American nation.
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All you need to know about Bengaluru’s new Bus Priority Lane plan for ORR 15.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Test runs of the priority bus lane project has already started in the Silk Board-KR Puram stretch of ORR. Here is how authorities are planning to implement the project and resolve problems
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Imphal to get four foot overbridges 14.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Imphal to get four foot overbridges
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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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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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Sustainability needs a people-centric approach; is smart city Chennai geared to that? 26.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A city tackling climate change needs to think big and small and involve all stakeholders in the process -- policymakers, state and local governments, private entities and citizens. That should be one of the primary goals of the Chennai Smart City programme.
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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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