Saturday, July 27, 2013

In India, people demand their "right to walk," as cars get unfair share of public space

At Chennai's transport hubs, a walk you’d rather forget - The Hindu: "Is achieving walkability a difficult goal? It would appear so in the context of people walking to bus termini, train stations and so on, because of the conflicts involved in apportioning public pathways for different uses. Yet, the real issue is the rising subsidy given to motorists by carving up the right of way, and depriving other classes of users of their fair share."

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