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"Come, Cross the Road": Pedestrian Event today (Wednesday), 27th July, 5:30 to 7:00 PM

27 Jul 2011 17:30
27 Jul 2011 19:00
Asia/Calcutta
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Dear all,

As a continuation of our Come, Cross the Road event to highlight the issues faced by pedestrians across Bangalore, we will be carrying it out at the following places tomorrow, July 27th, Wednesday (5:30 PM to 7 PM):

Hall of shame spot #2 - Domlur Flyover?

Pedestrian Infrastructure

Seeing purely from the point of view of amenities for public transport users to change buses (their direction of commute), I count Domlur Flyover also as a hall of shame spot.

Skywalk near EGL campus on Inner Ring Road Domlur Junction

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As we have talked a lot about public transport as well as pedestrian friendly infrastructure, many of Prajagalu's must be aware of the fact that thousands of people cross the road in front of EGL campus/DELL office on Inner Ring Road, Domlur. Still there is no safe way and no right of way for the pedestrians.

Street meet @ marathahalli ring road chaos aka junction (date changed)

29 Jun 2011 17:30
Asia/Calcutta
InfrastructurePedestrian Infrastructure

Let us meet on Wed June 29 (updated), at 5.30 PM bang at the Marathahalli ring road junction to capture the chaos and neglect of pedestrians, most of whom are bus commuters. Venue of meeting - , right at the corner on Old Airport/Varthur Road where buses coming from Whitefield turn left towards Ring Road.

Curious case of Blr Footpaths

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Have been observing footpath related activities..especially around Basavanagudi/Hanumanth nagar area since few years..BBMP does the footpaths over and over again..this happens almost once in two years..initially there was the kuddapa stone(undressed) as the foot path..this was changed to dressed kuddapa..

This was replaced by concrete slabs few years ago

Manual ped signals

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I appriciate this facility by BTP/B-TRAC. This switch enables pedistrians to intervene automatic signal so that a green signal is forced for road crossing. As this seems relatively new, no one seems using it. Probably some volunteering work needed to educate users. We need more such signals at highways.

Absence of Skywalks on International Airport Road

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The new international airport road has no skywalks for pedestrains and neighbouring residents to cross roads at Kodigehalli Gate,Esteem Mall Junction,Dasarahalli Road(Opp Godrej Apartments),Byatarayanapura,GKVK and Kogilu-New international Airport Road junction thus jeopardising the lives of people in the surrounding areas.,Especially those using it in the night when taxis,vehicles ram in at

eCity-Phase 2 new Footpath : Visual Report

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Few days back new footpath work completed in eCity Phase-2. From XIME to TataBP Solar strech. Here is the photo report. I have no comments posted on this intentionally. Last few pics show how a footpath space is used for "beautification" by a private company. So no footpath laid there :(

 

Road Rage

"footpaths proposed in the Metro zone areas"

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TOI article on ABIDE member Ashwin Mahesh's  wishlist for Bangalore in which he is quoted as saying, 

"The footpaths proposed in the Metro zone areas around stations are a good beginning"

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