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Promoting road safety and clean air in Kathmandu

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  • Eric Britton
    This is the second article in a series coming in from Nepal, showing how the combination of traffic restraint and the push toward the creation of pedestrian-
    Message 1 of 1 , May 6, 2010
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      This is the second article in a series coming in from Nepal, showing how the combination of traffic restraint and the push toward the creation of pedestrian- friendly areas is giving results in their capital city. The reader should bear in mind that the traffic situation on most of the city streets is extremely chaotic and dangerous, above all as a result of the explosion of fast-moving two wheelers. The city also suffers from major air quality problems due to a noxious combination of heavy traffic, dirty engines, thin air, natural meteorological factors and its location in the high Kathmandu Valley.

      Pedestrianisation promotes road safety and clean air in Kathmandu


      - Charina Cabrido, Clean Air Initiatives for Asian Cities. Kathmandu, Nepal.

      Article freely available in World Streets today at www.WorldStreets.org

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