Hey all, just so you don't think we're sitting on our
hands...we successfully fought the most recent planned
rickshaw ban, and have gotten messages in the
newspaper about the need to control cars, and how
cars, not rickshaws, are the real source of traffic
congestion. (This after YEARS in which there was
universal agreement that rickshaws are the problem.)
The government is even making noise about making more
rickshaw lanes, though of course the plans aren't
And...Jan Gehl is visiting us this month, to celebrate
our Bengali translation of Life Between Buildings. We
are organizing two seminars with him and various
informal meetings with urban planners, media people,
We're a long way from carfree cities here, but we are
working hard to promote the concepts and planning that
will lead there!
Debra (and the WBB team)
--- "J.H. Crawford" <mailbox@...
> Fuel Consumption and Environmental Impact of
> Rickshaw Bans in Dhaka
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