Kolkata: Old buses and trucks banned from city streets (Is this really the way to go?)

Kolkata: Old buses and trucks banned from city streets (Is this really the way to go?) The Bengal government has acted to implement the High Court’s decision to check road accidents and cut down pollution levels. Vehicles more than 15 years old to be taken off Kolkata’s streets. Local environmentalists cheer. World Streets is not quite so sure. The ban applies to about 2,500 buses, 500 mini buses and 6000 taxis, roughly one fourth of the total number in the city. We invite discussion and updates. (Kindly read Comments below for mor … Read More

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