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Weekly Roundup 104 – 25th February to 3rd March

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Amsterdam is flooding, on purpose’ Authored by Fearguss O’Sullivan In an effort to introduce waterways into the city fabric, Amsterdam is clearing up road space. The revival plan includes a revamping of the Central Station in the city and increased parking space for cities sixty three percent cycling population- all under water! Read on … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 053 – 27th February to 4th March

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Cash for Cycling? Polluted Milan wants to pay commuters to bike to work’ Authored by Rosie Scammell   In attempt to counter the pollution problem, Milan offers to pay people who choose cycling to work. While this is definitely a step forward, one wonders if the proposal to pay is … Continue reading

Rediscovering the Pleasures of Cycling

Urban Highways and freeways have long been viewed as a symbol of progress, higher mobility and better “modern” cities. Every city sees a flurry of road building when traffic levels get too high, predictably named something along the lines of “Inner/Outer Ring Road”, “Bypass Road” “Something High Road”, etc. In the past fifty years, tens of thousands … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 009 – 25th April to 1st May

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘The Bilbao effect, and what the Basques can teach us about space for cycling’ Authored by Jonn Elledge Years after the Bilbao Effect unfolded, it needs to be assessed and noted that ‘unless there are other reasons to visit a place, it’s not altogether clear that any such effect … Continue reading

Unmotored- Workshop to promote Non-Motorized Transport in Chennai

On 6th December, UDC was invited by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy to facilitate one of the five working groups at ‘Unmotored‘, a workshop to promote non-motorized transport. Tahaer Zoyab and Vidhya Mohankumar facilitated the working group that dealt with non-motorized transport planning for the Chennai Metropolitan area. With a super enthusiastic group … Continue reading

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