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Road kill: The national emergency in plain sight

Sep 24, 2013

Road kill: The national emergency in plain sight

Walking and cycling might be good for your health. But in India, it's taking a life risk. Road deaths keep going up but no one seems to care that 13 Indians die every hour on our roads. #OnOurMind #WHO #NCRB #Ramachandra Guha #The Beatles #Road traffic safety #road accidents #Ramchandra Guha #Jibananda Das
From Abbey Road to Kolkata traffic cops: How far have the Beatles fallen?

Feb 19, 2013

From Abbey Road to Kolkata traffic cops: How far have the Beatles fallen?

Does David Cameron know that his country's greatest export has just been co-opted by Kolkata? Kolkata cops are using the Beatles to teach its pedestrians how to cross roads safely. See, the Brits are still telling us what to do. #Mamata Banerjee #Kolkata police #UrbanPostcard #The Beatles #Road traffic safety #Abbey Road
Will the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway ever solve its congestion?

Sep 25, 2012

Will the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway ever solve its congestion?

To reduce congestion at toll plazas, 11 additional lanes are to be provided, modifications will be made at entry and exit locations and CCTV cameras will be installed. But will these measures be sufficient to tackle the problem of congestion? #WhatNext #Road traffic safety #Expressway #Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway #Delhi traffic
Death on e-way: Cops must brook no talk down from drivers

May 30, 2012

Death on e-way: Cops must brook no talk down from drivers

Fines are not deterrent enough, errant drivers must be made to face the courts. #OnOurMind #Disaster/Accident #Road traffic safety #Mumbai-Pune Expressway
Believe it or not! Autorickshaw drivers will now be taught politeness

Nov 02, 2011

Believe it or not! Autorickshaw drivers will now be taught politeness

Although it sounds unbelievable, Autorickshaw drivers will now follow 'politeness week' every January. #Delhi #Autorickshaw #MumbaiOnTheGo #Road traffic safety

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Believe it or not! Autorickshaw drivers will now be taught politeness

Aug 23, 2014

School zone speed camera program has bugs to work out

One school speed zone ticket equals $80 of unhappiness, and that's just the beginning By the end of last week, we had heard of one driver who had received eight of them -- that's $640 of unhappiness -- and a family whose tickets amounted to $3,000 of... #Nassau County, NY #Suffolk County, NY #Hicksville, NY #Oyster Bay, NY
Believe it or not! Autorickshaw drivers will now be taught politeness

Aug 26, 2014

Zebra-suited urbanists of Bolivia undeterred by hit-and-run death

The recent death of a teenager working as a zebra road safety helper shines a spotlight on what has otherwise been a success story of how at-risk youth can transform a city Worlds largest urban cable car soars over desperate commuters of La Paz On a ... #Bolivia #La Paz
Believe it or not! Autorickshaw drivers will now be taught politeness

Aug 13, 2014

Settlement clears way for second Sonic on LI at Nesconset site

Long Island may soon have two Sonic restaurants with roller-skating waiters serving up burgers and shakes car-side. The Smithtown Board of Zoning Appeals reached a legal settlement Tuesday with Valley Stream-based Serota Smithtown LLC and Cinos LLC, ... #East Meadow, NY #Hempstead, NY #Long Island, NY #Melville, NY #Nesconset, NY #North Babylon, NY #Smithtown, NY #Valley Stream, NY