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Make way for the MoonBike

Listening to the peace and quiet of the French Alps being shattered by fleets of noisy, smelly snowmobiles, French aeronautical engineer Nicolas Muron decided there had to be a better way to travel to the mountains in winter. Something like an e-bike for the snow that was lightweight, easy to maintain, and sustainable. Muron designed the ‘MoonBike’ which at 163 ...

Institutionalising gender equity to transform urban governance

There is increasing discussion around the importance of incorporating a gender lens in urban mobility, with limited attention to urban governance and planning frameworks. Currently, it is being undertaken through Gender Specialists and Gender Action Plans or Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Action Plan on a project or programme basis, often through bilateral and multilateral investments, writes Sonal Shah, Founder ...

Commonwealth Games – Reaching the fields

The management of mobility of the athletes and the spectators within Delhi is one important area the Organising Committee of Commonwealth Games 2010, New Delhi, is seriously working on. More than the numbers, it is the different categories of people to be catered to — athletes, their relatives, accompanying officials, media, technicians, VIPs, tourists and the spectators — that calls for meticulous preparation and synchronisation with various agencies including the Traffic Police and Delhi Transport Corporation.