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Sustainable Transport/ Health and road safety Researcher at @WRIRosscities @WorldResources

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So how bad is our air quality right now? I opened and door and the pm2.5 reading went from 48 to 497. Yes, that's j… https://t.co/tJXS5HcHpF
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11/14
2019
This is a beautiful Copenhagen study of efficient transport of people. 🚲🚲🚲 via @lauratiidla https://t.co/20VlePI1OP
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11/12
2019
Participated in @ndtv's show #WeThePeople on the topic of #AirPollution. We need to debunk 3 myth immediately 1. A… https://t.co/Nylg92xxNk
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11/11
2019
We build $350 million stadiums that are used 8 times per year by people who can afford expensive tickets to watch m… https://t.co/jvOcmumiJ2
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11/9
2019
#MumbaiStreetLab - Evaluation round "It's really exciting to see applicants understand the pulse of the city and… https://t.co/FUR2eP5qx0
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11/7
2019
Over 50 teams have applied for #MumbaiStreetLab! We are excited by the vision and passion our city’s… https://t.co/dwJcGG4JLl
Retweeted by Nikita LukeMore than 11,000 scientists from around the world declare a "climate emergency" https://t.co/whAAGUKqwQ
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11/6
2019
It's not just #Delhi, most of India is hit by #AirPollution crisis. Dispersion Models suggest that the plume is tra… https://t.co/Z3nTtJKnA1
Retweeted by Nikita LukeFor those who are in #Delhi Citizens are organising this protest tomorrow. Lets all participate ! #bullshitNoMorehttps://t.co/AkfzQR54PM
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11/5
2019
1970: One more lane will fix it. 1980: One more lane will fix it. 1990: One more lane will fix it. 2000: One more l… https://t.co/rCALTi8ou9
Retweeted by Nikita Luke @Thanikonda Want is a desire. Example: I want to improve my grammar. Deserve is being worthy of something good or b… https://t.co/7iTLzxENQo
11/4
2019
Now THAT’S pedestrian infrastructure. (You THINK you know what this video is, but trust me, you don’t. Watch.) H… https://t.co/oMw5dB7EEk
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10/29
2019
@Arvind_srid There are better ways to celebrate Diwali without harming the environment and causing inconvenience :)
10/28
2019
WATCH: Amsterdam is removing 10,000+ parking spaces for cars in their centre city, to make more room for people-pla… https://t.co/GDDlFtbKJl
Retweeted by Nikita Luke @CoorgRocker I wouldn’t be surprised 🙄Exactly an hour after this post, most locations are recording HAZARDOUS #airquality levels! @GCHAlliancehttps://t.co/dlcy5Osg57
Retweeted by Nikita LukeI guess some of us can’t get our heads around the idea of a noise and pollution-free #Diwali Nope it’s not the kid… https://t.co/IYkj3Qmrjy
10/27
2019
NEWS9 along with residents of #Whitefield celebrate #Deepavali by lighting diyas around #potholes to highlight the… https://t.co/iD8i1zaFaz
Retweeted by Nikita LukeI’ve called your office atleast 4 times today asking for a pick up time. Why is your service so poor? Considering t… https://t.co/uzfthxeuRSThe single most underrated trait a person can have - the courage to ask for what you want, even when you’re afraid. @SadsIndia [Order #44832] — could someone from your team reach out to me at the earliest. My pickup was scheduled f… https://t.co/EEI9XcDlbZ
10/26
2019
Join the gang every friday. Next date - Nov 8th. #CycleToWork https://t.co/GE2ZSqOYE6
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10/25
2019
Not all congestion is bad-this type in Delft is brilliant!! 🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲 (h/t @modacitylife). Oh and imagine how much spac… https://t.co/CLImr5eXhK
Retweeted by Nikita LukeCities all over the world : "It's impossible to create two-way avenues, and you cannot make bikes coexist with bus!… https://t.co/abtu2MDWZj
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10/24
2019
Order or Chaos on Bengaluru's ORR Trial run of a dedicated bus lane began on October 20. What do Bengalureans hav… https://t.co/jGCp6XuB5I
Retweeted by Nikita LukeIt's also unsafe for the school kids. ~3 to 5000 school kids travel through this road every day twice. @MORTHIndiahttps://t.co/ZCMuNsomke
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10/22
2019
Must read thread on #BusPriorityLanes https://t.co/mmfdvSRfFE
Retweeted by Nikita Luke#bangaloretraffic We have been asked to take public transport and WALK. Just see the pathetic condition of footpath… https://t.co/jOP0lLSiNO
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10/18
2019
A 10m wide bidirectional bike bridge was inaugurated yesterday in #Copenhagen - it will convey more than 20,000 cyc… https://t.co/pasgjfGYj0
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10/17
2019
To put simply, I'd take my chances with a bicycle rather than a public transport, but the thing is you guys didn't… https://t.co/DFgYL4e4hi
Retweeted by Nikita Luke#BangaloreTraffic dear citizens please be the change you want to see. Car pool, Public transport and walk! Dear… https://t.co/qpVFQmiVlI
Retweeted by Nikita LukeHow can #cities integrate nature-based climate adaptation solutions? 🌲Increasing tree cover 🥕Community gardens 🏙️G… https://t.co/Tsvh6XbgxU
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10/15
2019
Kære københavnere: ift #C40Summit så kan DK inspirere 🌎 med vores 🚲kultur, men det kræver mere 🙂 på cykelstien! For… https://t.co/QdAK5ux5YX
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10/11
2019
Israel's Plads in the middle of Copenhagen. Same square, different mentalities. What version do you prefer: A spac… https://t.co/tW9ku986W2
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10/9
2019
Tree No 199, a number they gave me before they chopped me down. Said I came in the way of progress. Wasn't I doing… https://t.co/XBcrzCcjUu
Retweeted by Nikita LukeCutting trees at night is a pathetic attempt at trying to get away with something even those doing it know is wrong… https://t.co/eykcyriCMl
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10/7
2019
Cities: What to do about crushing gridlock? Urban planners: What if we run a lot more buses and give them their ow… https://t.co/nSQoAoupig
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10/4
2019
You aren’t stuck in traffic. You are traffic. https://t.co/Q4plDNn0d6
Retweeted by Nikita LukeOne month after #MVAct Amendment, #Delhi observes 66% drop in challans This is the real intention of #mvact2019 &… https://t.co/dnAEEz6v0J
Retweeted by Nikita LukeGreat effort! But to make this popular, the city has to improve the bus system entirely. Which would mean creating… https://t.co/xWXCOr5sJC
10/2
2019
@bharathjairaj @UberINSupport @Uber_India I’ alright :) — Yeah, quite a scene. Tch!Lucky for you Uber, this incident had a good audience and I’m sure someone has a video recording of this. Also, ju… https://t.co/hIIlKLeM5I#Uber, the more I continue to use your services the more I realize I could do without it —My Uber driver got into a… https://t.co/83jBP1qDDl
9/30
2019
Don't own a car Didn't feel like cycling (tired of fear) Inadequate transit service 13.7 miles traveled $12.20 car… https://t.co/AVSdBD3EXW
Retweeted by Nikita LukeDid you know that urban #trees are a smart investment in public #health? Read more from @nature_orghttps://t.co/HwGq1ubig1
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9/29
2019
Thanks to the introduction of ‘Car Free’ Sundays, scaling of ‘pedestrian only’ streets, safe infrastructure and hea… https://t.co/d3jWY1Cbr3Prosperity during the late 1950s saw Danes replacing bikes with mopeds and automobiles. Danish urban planners belie… https://t.co/zPUuFu8aC2The Bicycle. Space efficient since 1817. https://t.co/SRXKsSAK1N
Retweeted by Nikita LukeEvery driver should try this at least once https://t.co/FU1zq37qqZ
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9/25
2019
You can arrive for meetings at the European Parliament in a number of ways. As Danish minister of transport I thoug… https://t.co/aWyUaah2da
Retweeted by Nikita LukeA very happy @ashardhawal on a Copenhagen bicycle rickshaw! 🚲 —Rickshaw taxis are very common in the city and are r… https://t.co/jnA4bpqi6bCan I just say how much I love @Amtrak? 2.5 hours DC to NYC launches today, goodbye airplanes. https://t.co/mhatKoj5DL
Retweeted by Nikita LukeUntil 2009, bicycles were allowed on the trains for a fee. In 2010, @omDSB announced that bicycles would be made fr… https://t.co/2auD5CehHGAll Paris went car free for one day today https://t.co/BObvngaOBz
Retweeted by Nikita Luke“The easiest and cheapest thing to do is drive just a little bit less. We could do that today.” https://t.co/676vn4rmDF
9/24
2019
Last week, The Hague became the first city in the Netherlands to launch a "school street", which is closed to motor… https://t.co/SNghzQnmjn
Retweeted by Nikita LukeA #shortfilm on the reality of urban #walkability & #roadsafety in Indian #cities . Watch it right here in 2 parts… https://t.co/s3tSFY8DiV
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9/23
2019
An approximate of DKK 2 billion was invested in cycling related measures over the past 10 years. The investments we… https://t.co/gaMUFMsxziA number of social initiatives use the bicycle as an activating, networking activity. Bicycle repair shops can enco… https://t.co/hJXRrdVkpG
9/21
2019
Pick of the placards at the Global Climate Strike in Bengaluru. https://t.co/mHZANIYHtp
Retweeted by Nikita LukeChildren of all age groups are encouraged to develop the bicycle culture in #Copenhagen. Through ‘cycling games’ ch… https://t.co/SntC9FMHpSIn #Copenhagen kids learn the skills to ride their bikes in ’safe bicycle playgrounds’ which are shrunk in size for… https://t.co/s8rAJLrcdCFrom road bed to recess: Street design transforms a school’s front door from a place to fear into a place to stop,… https://t.co/TY9Fo7XngE
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9/20
2019
@rajeev228031 Yes it does, and it is said to offer 8X times more protection than a helmet.I met the #Hövding today! An alternative to a conventional bike helmet which is worn around the neck. In the event… https://t.co/CGqQUyv8a6“There is something in it for everyone, we can all contribute to creating safer streets and cities” says… https://t.co/ETby7PJSrmThese special wagons on the S-trains in Copenhagen allows for commuters to bring their cycles along for free! The b… https://t.co/k3jdBINVYE
9/19
2019
We plan to work differently to improve the traffic.We are raising Traffic Wardens number from 390 to 2500. Requesti… https://t.co/fG1B2Oh6sN
Retweeted by Nikita LukeCatch them young to develop a safe bicycling culture. Bicycle campaigns and awareness in schools can have a huge im… https://t.co/IpML7RcNrw
9/18
2019
Today, #Nørrebrogade is one of the busiest cycling corridors in the world with almost 38,000 cyclists every day.… https://t.co/SXZeH66NJhAnd the results? - Congestion decreased by 45% - Travel time for buses fell by 10%, - Noise levels dropped by… https://t.co/Iwb5Wa3aE9In 2008, #Copenhagen transformed a congested car-centric(17,000 cars per day) #Nørrebrogade street by introducing p… https://t.co/KTroHftTbvDid you know that #Copenhagen has more #bikes than people? WRI experts met with a delegation from Addis Ababa & Acc… https://t.co/f7DE3MFnnY
Retweeted by Nikita LukeDo stairs deter you from taking your bicycle? — Not anymore 😬 @PabloCelis5 talks about cases that have made an impa… https://t.co/RjebfoAZZC
9/17
2019
Copenhagen has more bikes than people, at a rate of 5 bikes to 4 people. Many cities in Europe have taken steps to… https://t.co/z5Hn63FzE3In Copenhagen, 77% of the cyclists feel safe while on the road. With the help of safe infrastructure, the city plan… https://t.co/oqbdH6PLS8Here we go! Very excited for this week, its time for #BikeablecityWRI 🙂Professionals from @WRIRossCities representi… https://t.co/PngmaaxP97
Retweeted by Nikita LukeGreat diversity means great discussions: The participants of the Masterclass #BikeableCityWRI are from Brazil🇧🇷, Ch… https://t.co/bFM7tGXADG
Retweeted by Nikita LukeThe blueprint for urban areas must put car at bottom of hierarchy. Copenhagen shows us how! #BikeablecityWRIhttps://t.co/04eO7DN9tO#BikeablecityWRI#BikeablecityWRI11 million passengers and a 9% increase in commuters after @omDSB allowed cycles on its trains. It proves that bicy… https://t.co/k3GKSMSwLZ68% of all trips in Copenhagen are made by bike, foot or public transport. In 6 years, the aim is to increase that… https://t.co/7pe1rWdoj7
9/16
2019
Those using the term “bike zealots” have to tell me what the corresponding term is for those still angrily arguing… https://t.co/8UxZOfPgIu
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9/15
2019
We KNOW that MOBILITY IN CITIES IS ABOUT SPACE, & we’ve seen lots of these great images from cities around the worl… https://t.co/Y0BvqAy8uA
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9/14
2019
@GlobalRSLC @MrRohitTak Killing it out there! 😛
9/13
2019
Two-thirds of all #pedestrian deaths happen on #arterial roads in #Bangalore, although these roads comprise less th… https://t.co/ARBYfvGg5I
Retweeted by Nikita LukeMeanwhile in #Bengaluru (Today's picture) @blrcitytraffic @CPBlr #MotorVehiclesAct2019 #TrafficFines https://t.co/cRglifvADD
Retweeted by Nikita Luke#MotorVehiclesAct2019 : Penalties for Traffic offences have been quite high in the developed countries for years ..… https://t.co/tzhu510ThS
Retweeted by Nikita LukeThen wear a helmet! Abiding by the rules of the road isn’t rocket science. Clearly empty vessels make the most nois… https://t.co/ldZWPHkuvv
9/12
2019
@rajeev228031 @nammametro @blrmetro @cpronammametroThe #iphone11 needs a trypophobia trigger warning https://t.co/3Q80yfpd5Q
Retweeted by Nikita Luke @rajeev228031 @nammametro @blrmetro When @wmata opened in 1967, yes bicycles were banned but they eased restriction… https://t.co/uH0P9y0PEe @rajeev228031 @nammametro @blrmetro Your no-bike policy needs to change @nammametro @blrmetro. In many countries, c… https://t.co/rv7raA4WAjMy blood boils to the core. @nammametro @blrmetro has started to charge for foldable bike. Allowing cycles in metor… https://t.co/oPCaf7Bzdi
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9/10
2019
Gurugram tractor driver fined Rs 59,000. Why? No driving licence No registration paper No fitness certificate No th… https://t.co/VvyGZ06eas
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9/5
2019
"Amazing, best part is no noise" Team #Zypp thank @mfuloria @SarikaPanda for having #Zypp at @Nagarro facility and… https://t.co/zpXxYh1rhH
Retweeted by Nikita Luke#BENGALURU NOSTALGIA: Here's some clinching proof of how leisurely Bangalore was in 1973. This is Kempegowda Circle… https://t.co/WszxwqGNwy
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9/2
2019
Hats off! This man is dedicated to conserving India’s 🇮🇳 water, one leaky tap at a time💧 https://t.co/xzZctnz7YG
Retweeted by Nikita LukeDon’t fill Govt’s kitty with fines, but be a responsible citizen. Follow rules and drive safe. 🚘 🏍 New Motor Vehi… https://t.co/zY5hP7Ei2g
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9/1
2019

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