What Nagpur needs to move - and its definitely not an electric cab fleet!!!

The state of mobility in our cities and the governance and policy around it is getting more and more ironical with each passing day and each passing news item. Read this;

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/FtCwpgG84ziU6aa2vUlBDM/Nagpur-electric-taxi-service-from-24-May-Nitin-Gadkari.html

There are several problems with this event – the commissioning of cab fleet and the reasons behind it.

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Road Safety Challenges - a public talk by Prof Dr Dinesh Mohan

India being a signatory to the “Brasilia Declaration on Road Safety”, is committed to reducing the road accidents by 50% by 2020. And yet the country continues to account for the highest accidents in the world, the number increasing from 4.89 lakh in 2014 to over 5 lakh in 2015. More than 1.48 lakh people are killed each year.
To substantially improve this dismal situation, a Group of Ministers (GOM) reviewed the current Motor Vehicle Act (1988)

Parisar strongly opposes the regressive description of pedestrians and non-motorised transport in Parliamentary Standing Committee Report on Transport, Tourism and Culture

The Parliamentary Standing Committee (PSC) on Transport, Tourism and Culture in its report (Report 243) on the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2016, which has been tabled in the Parliament to help improve Road Safety, has recommended penalizing pedestrians and cyclists and restricting movement of non-motorised vehicles on highways and main roads of metro cities, labelling them as a hazard and nuisance to others.

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