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Bikers rule footpaths, pedestrians roads (video)

If you are told: Name a city where you can drive or walk as you like, the first answer would be Dhaka! Because people find their own ways to go around the city. Traffic signals change colors—from green to red to green again--but the drivers need not pay any attention to them. But even worst menaces are motorcycles zooming by on the footpaths or people darting through the speeding cars to cross the roads among the already chaotic traffic.

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

Pedestrian and cycling friendly cities

Four cities — Paris, Milan, Bogotá, and San Francisco — have adopted the climate friendly pedestrian initiative and are encouraging its citizens to walk around on foot.

October 1, 2015
October 1, 2015

Bikers rule footpaths, pedestrians roads (video)

If you are told: Name a city where you can drive or walk as you like, the first answer would be Dhaka! Because people find their own ways to go around the city. Traffic signals change colors—from green to red to green again--but the drivers need not pay any attention to them. But even worst menaces are motorcycles zooming by on the footpaths or people darting through the speeding cars to cross the roads among the already chaotic traffic.

June 18, 2015
June 18, 2015

Eviction drive at Karwan Bazar

About a hundred makeshift shops are evicted in a drive at Karwan Bazar kitchen market in Dhaka Thursday ahead of the start of Ramadan month.

June 14, 2015
June 14, 2015

'Text walking lanes': Antwerp sets up temporary scheme

People sending text messages in the centre of Belgian city of Antwerp have been provided with dedicated temporary "text walking lanes" so that they do not collide with pedestrians.