NEW DELHI: The urban development ministry is preparing a plan for promoting "green transport" in cities in a bid to reduce vehicular pollution and put a brake on the rising number of private vehicl

Lack of investment in safe walking and cycling infrastructure not only contributes to the deaths of millions of people in traffic accidents on unsafe roads and poorly designed roadways, but also ov

Lack of investment in safe walking and cycling infrastructure is contributing to the deaths of millions of people and overlooking a great opportunity to contribute to the fight against climate change, a new UN Environment report says.

KOCHI: The otherwise busy Panampilly Nagar Road became a festival zone on Sunday, which was observed as car-free day on the street.

MANGALURU: This coastal city put its best cycling foot forward when 'Green' minded citizens came out in large numbers for Car Free Day Initiative of Mangalore Bicycle Club (MbC) on Thursday.

BHUBANESWAR: Traffic related fatalities in the country have increased by 4.6 percent in 2015 resulting in the death of over two lakh persons.

Manhattan skyscrapers, rather than rustic rural towns, are quickly becoming the picture of sustainable living in the twenty-first century. San Francisco, Copenhagen and Singapore each top their regions in the Green City Index. As sites of innovation and economic dynamism, these places exemplify a blend of density and livability that large, prosperous cities in the 'global south', such as Mumbai in India and São Paulo in Brazil, increasingly emulate.

Most cyclists have been there: peacefully pedaling one minute and sucking bus exhaust the next. In the moment, all you can do is keep riding and shrug off the blast of smoke.

Ajmer: Wednesday morning was a sight to behold! One could see senior judges pedalling side by side junior magistrates on their bicycles.

Reliable data on traffic deaths are important for planning road safety programmes and evaluating progress. Although pedestrians comprise approximately 40% of traffic deaths in low-income and middle-income countries, official government statistics in India suggest that pedestrians comprise less than 10% of deaths.

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