Happy street of Ahmedabad
The Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has recommended holistic planning for pedestrian-friendly market spaces in various cities and municipal areas in the country in consultation with stake...
Pedestrian Friendly Pondy Bazaar street in Chennai.
Streets have been our oldest social spaces which connected diverse areas of the city, creating multiple spaces for communal activities and points for interaction along the way. With an increase in the growth of private vehicles and automobiles, streets were no longer seen as public spaces, rather, just a medium to traverse through, in order to get to your destination.
In the growing urban centres of today’s world, accessibility and walkability have become one of the growing concerns.  Accessibility, in context to urban mobility, refers to a measure of the ease of...
a graphic illustration on walkable streets.
Ever since Jane Jacobs' classic The Death and Life of Great American Cities, urbanists have extolled the ideal of the dense, mixed-use, walkable neighbourhood, contrasting it with the dull and deadly cul-de-sacs...
Accessible streets in Pune
In India, city after city has been focusing on making motorised vehicles the prime focus of transport infrastructure investment. Congestion is deemed undesirable and cities have declared war on it. Road widening,...