Presentation on theme: "Exnora Travel SimplyCity Simple solutions for our city Fighting climate change series 2008."— Presentation transcript:
Exnora Travel SimplyCity Simple solutions for our city Fighting climate change series 2008
Simply City Simply Walk Simply Cycle Simply Ride Simply Share Lead a better life - Simply
What’s going up Oil price Number of vehicles on road Drivers honking Distance from home to work and leisure Blood pressure Blood sugar
What’s going down Speed of travel Safety Comfort Health Quality of life Productivity and personal time
World’s worst roads Nearly one lakh people killed in accidents annually About 15 times that many people seriously injured Deaths per 10,000 vehicles in India: 14 Deaths per 10,000 vehicles in developed world: 2
Reclaim the public space Cities and towns are for people
Simply Don’t Go !! The first principle of “ExNoRa Transport SimplyCity is “Avoid unnecessary trips & travels”. Don’t go out unless it is really necessary. Today many things can be done from where you are, through e mail, telephone, mobile, SMS, instant messages, etc. You can conduct meetings through Conference telephone calls, Video conferencing & discuss via e groups
Simply Walk Walk for work Walk for pleasure Walk for health Walk to shop Walk to claim your space If you still won’t, you will lose your claim
Rediscover pedal power From Paris to Washington, Melbourne to Mumbai, bicycles are coming back in a new avatar. This rental cycle scheme is in Washington. Note the rider’s helmet.
Safety remains a major issue Cycling is green, but is risky at present in many places. The Government has committed to improve safety under the National Urban Transport Policy. Not much action yet. Organise cyclists & demand space for cycles & cycle lanes.
Simply Ride Share your car Offer a ride Try to create Ride Matches at your office or educational institution If you are in IT, write Ride Match software Use SMS, & Community Net Works like Facebook, Orkut & ExNoRa and the Net to bring riders together
Simply Ride – the bus, or train Ride the bus or train Buy a monthly pass Demand better buses and trains Demand punctual and improved service Demand courteous behaviour from crew Demand expansion of public transport Good public transport is your RIGHT
Simply Ride Bus passes help you take most buses Avoid the hassles of buying tickets on board Enjoy the convenience of hopping buses Save time Spend travel time usefully by reading a book Train passes can be bought on any day for a full month or quarter Second and First class passes are possible Offers a cheaper option for many
Simplify Walk Chennai Cycle Chennai Ride Chennai Share Chennai Green Chennai Clean Chennai People in other cities replace Chennai with your city’s name, like Mumbai, Kolkutta, Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Jiapur, Lucknow, Bhuvaneshawar,Goa, Bhopal, Ahmedabad etc.
‘ExNoRa Travel SimplyCity’ Chapter Form ‘ExNoRa Travel SimplyCity’ Chapter in Your Office, Flat & Street* and create ‘ExNoRa Travel SimplyCity Coalition’ for the whole town & Facilitate networking between the various chapters
Students: Form ‘Student ExNoRa Travel SimplyCity’ Student Chapter in your School & College and create ‘Student ExNoRa Travel SimplyCity Coalition’ for the whole town & Facilitate networking between the various chapters
Exnora SimplyCity It’s our city It’s our life Contact: India &
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