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Campaigns for bus and NMT users

Parisar

Parisar is campaigning for sustainable urban transport. It has a special focus on walking and cycling facilities and promotion of public transport systems to alleviate the problems of congestion and pollution, and also help in dealing with issues such as climate change and dependence on imported fossil fuels.

Action:

  • Actively participating in Pune’s metro proposal

  • Conducts workshops on PPP/BRT/bicycle movement

  • Conducted bicycle awareness program

  • Conducted pedestrian surveys

  • Coordinated car free day

  • Organized pedestrian protest

  • Worked with Pune Municipal Corporation to create a Non-motorized Transport (NMT) “cell”

Key contact:
Mr. Sujit Patwardhan
+91-20-25512122

Website:
http://www.parisar.org

Publications:
Pedestrian crossing facilities in Pune
http://www.parisar.org/images/publications/searching-high-and-low.pdf

Analysis of implementation of Non-motorized Transport budgeted in 2009-2010 by PMC
http://www.parisar.org/images/publications/post-facto-analysis-09-10-final.pdf

Nowhere to Walk
http://www.parisar.org/images/publications/nowhere%20to%20walk.pdf

Know Your Cyclist
http://www.parisar.org/images/publications/KnowYourCyclist.pdf

Pune Traffic: It’s time we act
http://www.parisar.org/images/publications/timetoact.pdf

Pune Declaration
http://www.parisar.org/images/publications/1rightturndeclaration.pdf

Film:
Film on state of pedestrian facilities in Pune
http://www.parisar.org/activities/public-outreach/63-film-on-state-of-pedestrian-facilities-in-pune.html

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