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Improving the Urban Scene: In Conversation with a Cyclist

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

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Statistics of Open Streets – MG Road

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.
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Cycle Day at JP Nagar – From Scratch to Hatch

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

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‘OMG’ is Open Streets MG Road !

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

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Did ‘Open Streets’ at HSR Make Any Difference at all?

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

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HSR Layout’s Commitment to Cycling: 101st Cycle Day in Bengaluru

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

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Sahakara Nagar Says “Once More” to Cycle Day!

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

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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. Continue reading

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Cycle Day Reaches Vijayanagar Now!

On Sunday (April 26, 2015), the residents of Vijayanagar woke up to ‘Cycle Day’ dawning onto the streets of their neighborhood. The first ever Cycle Day at Vijayanagar was marked a huge success with the participation of 250+ enthusiasts not only from the locality, but also from all across Bangalore, irrespective of their age. Continue reading

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