This factsheet presents the current scenario of cycling environment in Kathmandu/Nepal, its contribution to better urban mobility, existing policies and plans for cycling infrastructures development, sharing international best practices/success stories, and recommends policies and programs to promote cycling culture in Kathmandu Valley and other the cities of Nepal.
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Environment and forests minister Hasan Mahmud slammed Transparency International, Bangladesh for its recent investigation report on the government’s climate change trust fund utilization. Read more in this October 2013 edition of the Monthly Bangladesh State of the Environment Report published by the South Asia Environment Portal. Read and Share.
Promoting environmentally sustainable transport (EST) is a must to mitigate adverse environmental and health impact in the city, said the speakers at a national workshop and policy dialogue yesterday. The EST includes non-motorised vehicles, bicycles, pedestrianisation schemes and vehicles with less emission of pollutants, they added.