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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

Sep 08, 2014

Frederick Amoafo is named the safest cab driver in New York City

At a ceremony honoring the city's safest hacks, Mayor Bill de Blasio Monday said that his Vision Zero initiative has been successful so far and personally commended the city's taxi drivers for playing their part. The mayor and the Taxi and Limousine ... #Brooklyn, NY #Taxi and Limousine Commission
Believe it or not! Autorickshaw drivers will now be taught politeness

Sep 08, 2014

Texting while driving is target of Nassau DA's 5-point plan

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said Monday her office will begin mandating cellphone monitoring devices in some texting-while-driving cases prosecuted by her office. Rice urged County Executive Ed Mangano and local magistrates to manda... #Kathleen Rice #Nassau County, NY #Microsoft Corporation #Google Inc. #Apple, Inc.
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