thenews.com.pk 21 Sep, 2020 02:30 am

People deserve a healthier environment

People deserve a healthier environment
Walking through the Rawalpindi streets today is not as pleasant as it was in my childhood days. That has been the most unforgettable experience of my life. In those days Rawalpindi streets were...

Islamabad September 21, 2020 Walking through the Rawalpindi streets today is not as pleasant as it was in my childhood days.In those days Rawalpindi streets were filled with relaxed pedestrians.It makes me realize the benefits of a vehicle-free city,” says Wajahat Hussain.“We need to bring the healthcare community and urban-planning community together to embark on practical research on the health benefits of vehicle-free streets, commuting by walking, and low-emissions,” says Qurban Jafri.

It was just due to one thing, the absence of vehicles on the street.However, an actual demonstration of what it would feel like without vehicles on the street may convince people to view vehicle-free streets as a sustainable way of life.

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