11 Jun '11, 2pm

Transportation in India {CrAzY Video}:

The whole rest of the video is pretty interesting, too (I think the ‘sparring’ animals is my second favorite or the second most shocking part). Is transportation much more efficient there as a result of there being so few rules? It seems it might be (but I could be wrong). Interestingly, it reminds me of an idea city planners in the Netherlands had and I learned about while studying there — to not delineate areas for cars and areas for pedestrians and cyclists and so on, but to let them mix. Part of that idea was also to do away with traffic lights. Some localities in Europe have gone this route and apparently found that it resulted in a huge drop in accidents. Apparently, it makes people more alert. Don’t see any accidents happening in the crazy intersections in the video above, but don’t know of any statistics on accident rates there compared to the U.S. (or other societ...

Full article: http://ecolocalizer.com/2011/06/11/transportation-in-indi...

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