Articles by Ananya Iyer

Ananya Iyer is a student of economics, whose research interests include consumerism and civic issues.

According to the Bengaluru Traffic Police, an average of four vehicle-caused accidents occur in the city every day. An alarming 20 percent of these are fatal. These happen for several reasons - pedestrians crossing wide junctions where there's little coordination, driver belligerence, and disregard of traffic rules. People with disabilities and the elderly are left at an unimaginable disadvantage, with only a few seconds to cross the road. The obvious question here is - what about the skywalks? Skywalks exist for the sole purpose of pedestrian safety, but are rarely used. For the average Bengalurean to incorporate skywalks in their…

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