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Raahgiri Day is India's first sustained car-free day. Launched in Gurgaon – India’s “Millennium City” – on November 17, 2013, the event closes 4.5 kilometers (2.8 miles) of major streets to automobiles every Sunday from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm and opens them up for recreational and community leisure...
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January 16-17, 2014 // Transforming Transportation 2014, co-organized by EMBARQ and the World Bank, Washington, D.C. Colin Hughes, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), presented on planning bike-sharing systems for better performance.
In seven short weeks, Sundays in Gurgaon, India, have become ubiquitously associated with Raahgiri Day, a non-motorized community event that closes 4.5 kilometers (2.8 miles) of city streets to vehicles and opens them to people.