Sunday, July 21, 2013

400 new cars a day literally choking Delhi

Carless whisper: An idea we need to drive through - The Times of India: "400 cars are registered and enter the Delhi traffic stream every day. Mumbai and Bangalore have proportionately lesser numbers. Incidence of lung disease and asthma, linked directly to levels of air pollution, has seen a steady rise in most urban centres. Choked with cars, streets and sidewalks have rendered public facilities unusable. Vehicles parked on sidewalks, on hastily covered street drainage, on land usurped from public parks — the car brings despair to all forms of urban life, reducing possibilities of other forms of transport, affecting public health, and contributing to a new form of metallic squalor in the city. "

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