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One of the byproducts of Cycle Day was that we have increased the number of active cycle users within our community. Now to sustain this cycling movement and encourage them to use cycle on a daily basis, we needed infrastructure support. One of the first requests from the cyclists was unavailability of cycle parking stands at prominent locations at HSR. So, we have identified 23 such locations… Continue reading
The swipe out at MG road metro station during OMG is almost 3 times the swipe out observed on another Sunday. The paradox of the scenario lies in people encouraging sustainable modes of transport, yet flocking the event with their private vehicles parked right at the doorstep of the venue.
The urban population of the country’s past failed to significantly address issues of traffic congestion, pollution levels and environmental degradation, because of which the solutions for the same are increasingly promoted and highly debated today. Continue reading
OMG – Open Streets MG Road is going to revive the long-lost charm of the Boulevard of Bengaluru city – MG Road on Feb 21st, 2016. Continue reading
Did ‘Open Streets’ at HSR Layout make any difference?
Probably, yes. A partial twist in the mindsets of people!
Know Seven different views from seven categories of people..
The concept of Open Streets executed on September 20, 2015 at HSR Layout has recorded a ‘MIXED’ impact in the neighborhood after four months of its implementation. Continue reading
Karthik is a citizen who prefers to choose any mode of transport which minimizes cost and time investments, yet provide comfort. He assumes to be provided with car-supportive environments all across the metro or cosmopolitan city he dwells in. Unfortunately, it is not true. Continue reading
While ‘Cycle Day’ is a theme by itself, the youth brigade of Coffee Board Layout strike more fun and value to it. The 107th Cycle day in Bangalore was themed ‘Masti ki Pathshala’ and hosted by the Rotaract Club, Presidency College in conjunction with the residents of the layout in Nagavara. Continue reading
Many Bangalorians have taken up cycling for personal and social reasons. The gradual increase in the number of neighborhoods organizing Cycle Day is expected to pave way for a traffic-free Bangalore in the long run. Topping the list is Cubbon Park which witnesses Cycle Day presenting free cycle rentals from 6 am to 6 pm on every Sunday. Other active neighborhoods are Sanjay Nagar and HSR Layout which conducts Cycle Day on the first and third Sundays of every month respectively. Continue reading
The 101st Cycle Day organized at HSR Layout saw cycling enthusiasts not only from Sector 3, but also from other sectors of the neighborhood. HSR Cyclist Shashidhar said, “This is HSR Layout’s 16th Cycle Day (December 20, 2015) and the last one for the year 2015.” Continue reading
Quite impressed with the concept of Cycle Day, Sahakar Nagar brought Cycle Day for the second time in the locality, this Sunday. The Sahakar Nagar Women Welfare Association chose to be the local partners for the event at the neighborhood. Continue reading