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10 May 2016, a rally was conducted from Rangs Anam Plaza to Abahani Playground to observe walking condition and it was found out that one-third of the road is not in a good condition. Save the Environment Movement (POBA), Naripokkho, BARSIK, BCHRD, Poriborton Chai, Poribesh Unnayan Society, Dhaka International University,Nagorik Odhikar Shongrokkhon Forum (NASOF), Prottyasha and Work for a Better Bangladesh trust jointly organized the rally. After the rally a demonstration was organized in front of Abahani Playground and speakers ...
A research in six areas of Dhaka including Mirpur, Uttara, Gazipur and Old Dhaka shows that there are no footpaths in 44% area. As a result of prioritizing cars in urban planning Dhaka city has become the city of traffic congestion. On 29th March 2016, speakers mentioned the above view at a view exchange meeting on ‘Actions to ensure safe and convenient walking environment’. ...
On 24th March 2016, Bangladesh Institute of Planners (B.I.P), Transport Committee of Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) and Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust jointly organized a view exchange meeting on ‘Importance of Ensuring Active and Safe Route to School to reduce Traffic Congestion’ and speakers expressed the above mentioned view in the program.    ...
On 9th February 2016, 10 am, three schools from Rayerbazar community- Ali Hossain Girls School, Dhanmondi Kachikantha High School, Dhaka Ideal Cadet School and Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust jointly organized an art competition. The theme of the competition was to draw the route to the school. Students were asked to draw their route to school and identify the problems. The program was presided by Gaous Pearee, Director, WBB Trust ...
is not the only benefit of walking, there are other benefits like fitness, less environmental pollution, reduce transport and infrastructural cost and many more. Lack of footpaths, poor condition of existing footpaths, absence of zebra crossing, sign and signal, excess speed of vehicles in the narrow streets create obstacles for walking. These problems regarding walking should be identified and solved in Narayanganj City Corporation area. To achieve goal Narayanganj City Corporation and civil society organizations should work jointly. Speakers appealed ...