The growth in BRT and bus priority systems worldwide presents an opportunity to save lives and improve the health and safety of cities. A new report, Traffic Safety on Bus Priority Systems, shows that high-quality public transport systems can improve traffic safety, reducing injuries and fatalities by as much 50 percent.

Taking up the issue of a pedestrian's right and safety on the road, Delhi traffic police has asked the road transport ministry to include a provision in the road safety bill for mandatory encumbran

In most Indian cities, parked vehicles dominate the public realm by consuming more and more of our cherished parks, plazas, streets and common spaces. Each parking space consumes from 15m2 to 30m2 , and the average motorist uses two to five different parking spaces every day.

Noida Authority on Wednesday floated tenders for four new foot-over bridges (FOBs) for pedestrians over busy arterial roads in the city.

GURGAON: The Millennium City may soon get dedicated cycle tracks and lanes for pedestrians, thanks to the Rahagiri Day movement it pioneered for the cause of promoting non-motorized transport in Gu

In a major boost to the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020, Bloomberg Philanthropies made a fresh commitment of US 125 million dollar donation in order to reduce fatalities and injuries fro

The Chennai Corporation Council approved a non-motorised transport (NMT) policy to promote walking, cycling, cycle rickshaws, pushcarts and other forms of mobility powered by humans. The civic body has set a target of increasing the mode share for pedestrians and cyclists to at least 40 per cent by 2018.

Revamping lorry designs to overhaul blind spots in current models could save the lives of hundreds of cyclists and pedestrians every year, according to a new report by Loughborough University.

"Poor implementation has destroyed the whole concept of BRTS in Indore.

The toolkit has been prepared jointly by the Institute of Urban Transport (IUT) India, a team of researchers and consultants from premier institutions in India, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and UNEP DTU Partnership.The revision of the toolkit has been carried out under the advice of MoUD.

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