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on 22nd December 2016, 11 AM, Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust and HealthBridge jointly organized a view exchange meeting on ‘Safe and Convenient Walking environment : Contribution of Youths’ at the Koiborto Conference Room of WBB Trust.  ...
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’. ...
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 ...
ensure development and equity in health, environment and economic sector, walking and cycling play an important role. Walking and cycling demand less space, less cost and no fuel. Both of them are good for health and need less money for infrastructural development. So it is important to include walking and bicycling in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). On 3rd September 2015, Bangladesh Urban Forum, Bangladesh Proibesh Andolon (BAPA), Poibesh Bachao Andolon (POBA) and Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust jointly organized a ...