With a population of nearly 10 million people, Bangalore has witnessed explosive urban growth and increased motorization in recent years. City planners responded to this unprecedented growth by building and expanding roads for cars, without fully...
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Raahgiri Day – the weekly event that closes streets to cars in the name of sustainable, active transport – has arrived in the world’s second largest city.
Public bicycle sharing (PBS) systems are widely utilized across Europe and China, with other regions of the world quickly catching up. India has yet to witness the implementation of a city-wide public bicycle sharing system, despite numerous local and neighborhood scale pilot initiatives.
EMBARQ India and WRI India hosted a webinar on Raahgiri Day and its impact on June 12, 2014.
Since 2011, EMBARQ Turkey - in collaboration with Gehl Architects and Istanbul's Fatih Municipality - has pedestrianized 295 streets in Istanbul's Historic Peninsula. This report examines the impact of these changes on ...
Copenhagen, Denmark has a long tradition of cycling.
Cycling is already an important part of daily life many of Brazil’s urban residents. To grow the country’s cycling culture as well as provide better conditions for users, EMBARQ Brazil developed this “Manual of Projects and Programs for Encouraging Cycling in Communities” in partnership with the...
Since its inception in November 2013, Gurgaon, India’s Raahgiri Day has exploded in popularity. About 350,000 total people have already participated in the weekly event, with the numbers growing each week.