Delhi to Implement Complete Streets Policies

Dehli's Aam Aadmi Party-led government announced steps to ensure that pedestrians, cyclists, and public transport users get preference over car users.
October 22, 2015, 2pm PDT | Todd Litman
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"A paradigm shift is occurring in the way residents travel in India's capital city," Jatin Anand and Sidhartha Roy.

"Connectivity at half-a-mile instead of the last mile, comfortable Metro journeys, and even a web-based app that guarantees pothole repair work within six hours will be part of a redesigning spree which aims to improve more than 1,200 km of road space."

"This represents a major shift in priorities. During the 15-year Sheila Dikshit-led Congress party rule in Delhi, the thrust was to provide a smoother ride to motorists by adding flyovers, underpasses, and signal-free roads."

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Published on Thursday, October 22, 2015 in The Hindu
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