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Mysore Keen on Promoting Cycling - Why not Bangalore taking any initiative

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Mysore City's new Commissioner and Deputy Commissiner are keen on promoting cycling in the city. They have mandated all the Government employees working in Taluk Office, Corporation and DC office to come by Bicycle or Public Transport on Mondays. They are also building cycling tracks around the city. Also, heritage cycle tour of Mysore has started along with walking tour.

Our Bangalore Mayor  is still keen on building signal free corridors and flyovers which is already suffering badly from traffic, encouraging more private motorized transport.

Here is the link.

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murali772's picture

Hyderabad doing one better?

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The Comprehensive Transportation Study (CTS) taken up on behalf of Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority to suggest solutions for transportation issues has underscored the need to promote bicycling and make the city ‘bicycle-friendly’. Advocating a Bicycle Master Plan, the CTS report called for a wide network of cycle routes and facilities and making bicycle policy an integral part of transportation system policies.

For the full report in "The Hindu", click here

May be there is a lesson here for Bangalore.

Muralidhar Rao
srinidhi's picture

tendersure for NMT

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Actually tendersure documentation has been reviewed well and ready to be piloted in parts of the city..this is sure to take care of NMT needs including cyclists and pedestrians. Only if the new govt can make the move to get it ready..!

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