Sanjay Nagar Takes Cycle Day To New Levels!

This Sunday, the residents of Sanjay Nagar took ‘Cycle Day’ to new levels. To reform their locality and to revive Bangalore to its old forms in terms of cycling, were the only things ringing in the heads of the residents. While local partners majorly focused on encouraging everyone to use cycles for short distance commutes, they also provided the participants with eco-friendly carry bags on rental basis. Sanjay Nagar took pride in being the first neighborhood to introduce this concept on Cycle Days.


ENERGY ON A SUNDAY MORNING: The residents of Sanjay Nagar setting off for the cycle ride

The event set off with warm up sessions and the cycle ride was flagged off by the head of traffic police. Local partners were quite successful in maintaining the cycle track convenient and traffic free. Four laps along the track and games like chess, tug of war, frisbee, etc were organized. Dance performances by local groups were a major highlight in the event.


EARLY MORNING SCENE: Warm-up session at the event

As organizers, the presence of some eminent officials from DULT made the event more colorful. The traffic police did their part of managing the traffic on Bhoopsandra main road. The event created a twist in the mindsets of people to think about the usage of sustainable transport and directed the local crowd towards a plastic-free Bangalore and a better world for the future generations as well. 


TRAFFIC POLICE SHOWS INTEREST: The cycle ride being flagged off by the head of traffic police, Bangalore.


About Bangalore Cycle Day

Welcome to the official Facebook page for Bengaluru's "Cycle Day" campaign. Cycle Day is anchored by the Bangalore Coalition for Open Streets (BCOS) - a non-profit collective comprising of the Directorate of Urban Land Transport, Praja RAAG, EMBARQ India, ESAF and individual citizens. Our mission is to transform Bangalore through cycling and open streets, creating active communities, connected citizens and happy neighbourhoods. More and more people are beginning to adopt cycling as a healthy, green, economical and fun alternative to driving. In a city like Bengaluru, a cycle sometimes offers a faster commute than motorized transport! There are few better ways to get to know this city than by cycling through its landscape, drinking in its myriad sights and sounds. The year-round brilliant weather makes the experience that much sweeter. On the last Sunday of every month, get outdoors, enjoy the fresh air, scenery, and the sense of freedom and abandon that cycling is all about! Even if you haven't cycled in years, rediscover the joy of cycling this Cycle Day.
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