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Mobility
by Himadri Das
Possible Projects:
1. Building awareness for pedestrian safety at junction through
awareness and safety based initiatives;...
The proposal for a junction improvement plan in was one of the
immediate outcomes of the stakeholder engagement
Pedestrian...
Members of the local corporation along with the councilor and EMBARQ working
together to implement the junction improvemen...
3m clear
walkway
2m clear
walkway
Recreational
route
Signalized
pedestrian crossings
Pavement bulb-outs
& zebra crossings
...
Identifying
key decision
points
For
vehicles
For
Pedestrians
• Bus stops
• Intersections
• Entry points
of the ward
• At m...
A view of a narrow, obstructed, pre-existing footpath.
Scheme Road.
https://www.itdp.org/category/location/india/chennai/
...
The new, reconstructed footpath today. Scheme Road.
https://www.itdp.org/category/location/india/chennai/
Safe connections...
Pre-existing footpaths were often used as vehicle parking.
Police Commissioner Office Road.
https://www.itdp.org/category/...
The new footpaths transform the street into a vibrant public
space. Police Commissioner Office Road.
https://www.itdp.org/...
http://velo-city2013.com/wp-
content/uploads/dynamo_gold/51_1.JPG
Bicycle sharing system for neighbourhoods
http://www.thehindu.co
m/multimedia/dynamic/
01723/18BGP_CYCLE_6_
1723018g.jpg
Bicycle sharing system for neighbourhoods
http://usa.streetsblog.org/wp-
content/uploads/sites/5/2014/07/Korea-before-after.jpg
Safe School Zones-Painting on the ro...
Kochi Mujris Bienalle 2015:
Photo Courtesy: Purna Sarkar
Painting on the roads
Painting on the roads
Painting on the roads
http://media.newindianexpress.com/20streets.jpg/2013/05
/20/article1597932.ece/alternates/w620/20streets.jpg
Painting the ...
http://bangalore.citizenmatters.in/uploads/picture/image/1
3393/pic_article_citizenmatters_newbus_whitefield.JPG
Feeder Bu...
http://bangalore.citizenmatters.in/uploads/picture/image/1
3395/pic_article_bus_loop.jpg
Feeder Bus Service
Delhi-- CP and Dwarka
Mumbai
Ahmedabad
Chandigarh
Hyderabad
Bangalore
Gurgaon
Bhopal
(Two
locations)
• Raahgiri and Open
S...
Photo Courtesy: Umang Jain
Reclaiming Public Spaces from Roads
Photo Courtesy: Umang Jain
Reclaiming Public Spaces from Roads
Photo Courtesy: Umang Jain
Reclaiming Public Spaces from Roads
http://chennaiplus.net/wp-
content/uploads/2014/02/DSC00183.jpg
Painting Compound walls
Photo Courtesy: Himadri Das
Painting Maps on Compound walls
http://static.dnaindia.com/sites/default/files/1924449.jpg
Re-using Under Used Spaces
Photo Courtesy: Himadri Das
Reusing under used spaces
Photo Courtesy: Purna Sarkar
Reusing under used spaces
Bogota Mayor Antanas Mockus’s strategy to
shame errant drivers.... Each car would have a
green thumbs up board and a red t...
http://www.blogto.com/upload/2014/09/2014919-bike-lane-park.jpg
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-2fVrubGRA74/TetOEf3BmZI/AAAAAAAA...
http://www.carpooling.in/
Encouraging vehicle sharing
Sensors for Air Quality Monitoring
Reimagining Manek Chowk
VISIONING REPORT, REIMAGINING
PUBLIC PLACES IN HISTORIC
WALLED CITY OF AHMEDABAD
November 2013
Unb...
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/attachments/street-experiences/1064538-rants-bangalores-traffic-situation-btm.jpg
Dissuading...
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8733/16352645684_de17ab1fec_b.jpg
Dissuading 2 wheelers on footpaths
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  1. 1. Mobility by Himadri Das
  2. 2. Possible Projects: 1. Building awareness for pedestrian safety at junction through awareness and safety based initiatives; 2. Building a plan for the neighbourhood that controls the route of through-fare traffic, reduces traffic speeds and controls movement of heavy vehicles in the neighbourhoods; 3. Building safe connections to major bus stops and metro stations; 4. Bicycle sharing systems for neighbourhoods; 5. School safe zones/ safe hospital zones; 6. Feeder bus services for large neighbourhoods; 7. Reclaiming public spaces from roads in the city; Thinking out of the box: 1. Painting city maps on compound walls, flyover pillars; 2. Chair bombing, creating pocket parks, interaction spaces culled out of ‘under-used’ spaces like dumps or parking areas or flyovers; 3. Bumper sticker or colour coded cards campaigns: for irresponsible parking, rash driving; 4. Encouraging vehicle sharing in communities: apps/simple convening of groups; 5. Air Quality Sensors near junctions: to develop data to support reduce emissions; 6. Unbundling parking; 7. Campaign to dissuade 2-wheelers on footpaths;
  3. 3. The proposal for a junction improvement plan in was one of the immediate outcomes of the stakeholder engagement Pedestrian Safety at Junctions
  4. 4. Members of the local corporation along with the councilor and EMBARQ working together to implement the junction improvement plan on an experimental basis. Seen here is the team hard at work, reclaiming space back form the road for pedestrians Pedestrian Safety at Junctions
  5. 5. 3m clear walkway 2m clear walkway Recreational route Signalized pedestrian crossings Pavement bulb-outs & zebra crossings Raised mid block crossings Traffic plan for the neighbourhood
  6. 6. Identifying key decision points For vehicles For Pedestrians • Bus stops • Intersections • Entry points of the ward • At major land marks • Intersections • Entry points • of the ward • At major land marks Traffic plan for the neighbourhood
  7. 7. A view of a narrow, obstructed, pre-existing footpath. Scheme Road. https://www.itdp.org/category/location/india/chennai/ Safe connections to major bus stops
  8. 8. The new, reconstructed footpath today. Scheme Road. https://www.itdp.org/category/location/india/chennai/ Safe connections to major bus stops
  9. 9. Pre-existing footpaths were often used as vehicle parking. Police Commissioner Office Road. https://www.itdp.org/category/location/india/chennai/ Safe connections to major bus stops
  10. 10. The new footpaths transform the street into a vibrant public space. Police Commissioner Office Road. https://www.itdp.org/category/location/india/chennai/ Safe connections to major bus stops
  11. 11. http://velo-city2013.com/wp- content/uploads/dynamo_gold/51_1.JPG Bicycle sharing system for neighbourhoods
  12. 12. http://www.thehindu.co m/multimedia/dynamic/ 01723/18BGP_CYCLE_6_ 1723018g.jpg Bicycle sharing system for neighbourhoods
  13. 13. http://usa.streetsblog.org/wp- content/uploads/sites/5/2014/07/Korea-before-after.jpg Safe School Zones-Painting on the road
  14. 14. Kochi Mujris Bienalle 2015: Photo Courtesy: Purna Sarkar Painting on the roads
  15. 15. Painting on the roads
  16. 16. Painting on the roads
  17. 17. http://media.newindianexpress.com/20streets.jpg/2013/05 /20/article1597932.ece/alternates/w620/20streets.jpg Painting the kerbs
  18. 18. http://bangalore.citizenmatters.in/uploads/picture/image/1 3393/pic_article_citizenmatters_newbus_whitefield.JPG Feeder Bus Services
  19. 19. http://bangalore.citizenmatters.in/uploads/picture/image/1 3395/pic_article_bus_loop.jpg Feeder Bus Service
  20. 20. Delhi-- CP and Dwarka Mumbai Ahmedabad Chandigarh Hyderabad Bangalore Gurgaon Bhopal (Two locations) • Raahgiri and Open Streets 10 cities 150-250K people every week Focus of creating pilot ‘urban street’ Replicating urban street to city wide level Creating change leaders
  21. 21. Photo Courtesy: Umang Jain Reclaiming Public Spaces from Roads
  22. 22. Photo Courtesy: Umang Jain Reclaiming Public Spaces from Roads
  23. 23. Photo Courtesy: Umang Jain Reclaiming Public Spaces from Roads
  24. 24. http://chennaiplus.net/wp- content/uploads/2014/02/DSC00183.jpg Painting Compound walls
  25. 25. Photo Courtesy: Himadri Das Painting Maps on Compound walls
  26. 26. http://static.dnaindia.com/sites/default/files/1924449.jpg Re-using Under Used Spaces
  27. 27. Photo Courtesy: Himadri Das Reusing under used spaces
  28. 28. Photo Courtesy: Purna Sarkar Reusing under used spaces
  29. 29. Bogota Mayor Antanas Mockus’s strategy to shame errant drivers.... Each car would have a green thumbs up board and a red thumbs down board http://www.giornalettismo.com/wp- content/uploads/2013/11/antana-mockus-1.jpg Antanas Mockus: Colombians fear ridicule more than being fined Colour cards campaign
  30. 30. http://www.blogto.com/upload/2014/09/2014919-bike-lane-park.jpg http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-2fVrubGRA74/TetOEf3BmZI/AAAAAAAAAHQ/U5WaEfxZ9sI/s1600/2.jpg Bumper Sticker campaign
  31. 31. http://www.carpooling.in/ Encouraging vehicle sharing
  32. 32. Sensors for Air Quality Monitoring
  33. 33. Reimagining Manek Chowk VISIONING REPORT, REIMAGINING PUBLIC PLACES IN HISTORIC WALLED CITY OF AHMEDABAD November 2013 Unbundling parking
  34. 34. http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/attachments/street-experiences/1064538-rants-bangalores-traffic-situation-btm.jpg Dissuading 2-wheelers on footpaths
  35. 35. https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8733/16352645684_de17ab1fec_b.jpg Dissuading 2 wheelers on footpaths
  36. 36. Thank You

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