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Tag Archives: motorized vehicles

How Traffic Engineering can aid better Street Design

Streets in our cities are built and maintained with a myopic view centered around ensuring a smooth carriageway for motorized vehicles, even though most people in Indian cities walk, cycle, or use public transport. Effective street design needs a holistic approach to address the needs of all road users. There is a need to rethink street design as a multi-disciplinary ...

Urban Safety: The two-wheeler phenomenon

Ranjit Gadgil, Programme Director, Parisar, discusses the safety risks associated with the ever-increasing use of two wheelers in the country, and the need to improve public transport. Pune, once known as a ?cycling city? has very rapidly transformed into a ?two-wheeler? city, a process which began in the late 80s, accelerating throughout the 90s. With the turn of the century, ...