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Examples of Car Free Cities (Pedestrian cities)

Oslo, Norway, plans to ban all private cars by 2019

People rely on public transport, walking, or cycling for their transportation need. Although transportation has eased out the lives but has added on to the negative side as well. The transport system is a major contributor to pollution and thus needs to be tackled. Car Free City is one such concept. Carfree cities reduce petroleum dependency, air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and noise

How to conduct Intermediate Public Transport (IPT) Surveys

Intermediate Public Transport Examples

There are basically 3 types of vehicles which are fast moving (cars, 2 wheelers), slow-moving (cycle, animal-drawn vehicles) and the third category is the intermediate vehicles. Also called as ParaTransit vehicles, these are motorized vehicles of innovative designs, small in size, efficient in fuel consumption & reasonably fast. Paratransit vehicles include short trips and feeder to mass

Impact and affect of developing roads and highways

road and highway

Highway development shares the effects with other human activities that degrade the natural environment, highways (as well as power line rights-of-way and other transportation routes) have unique impacts associated with their linear form. Within forested landscapes, highways act as concave corridors, areas that exhibit lower vegetation heights than the surrounding habitat matrix. In agricultural and

Facts about Delhi Metro, India

Why Delhi Metro is one of the top metros in the World! Delhi is the National capital of India, one of the most populous cities in the country. Delhi has a population of about 20 million of its own and few millions visit the city daily for working and tourism purpose. MRTS is a must

Intersection Control – Active & Passive control

Intersection Control

What is a traffic intersection? Traffic intersections are the areas where two or more roads meets or converge or diverges. Intersections can be at same level i.e. all the roads are at same height/level/plane whereas in some cases there may be two or more levels i.e. with one over other. The purpose of having an