NDMC launches pilot project ‘Cycle4Change’ to promote cycling, Auto News, ET Auto

To ensure safety of the participants especially for women and children, NDMC has deployed Marshals during the specified timings at nearby cycle track locations.
To make sure security of the members particularly for girls and kids, NDMC has deployed Marshals throughout the specified timings at close by cycle monitor places.

New Delhi: In view of Covid-19 pandemic and to advertise the cycling in New Delhi, the Chairperson of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on Friday flagged off ‘NDMC Cycle4Change – a venture to advertise biking on a devoted six kilometres pilot hall from Bikaner Home.

After flagging off the cycle trip tour, Chairperson Dharmendra mentioned that on the time when the bodily and sports activities actions have been drastically curtailed in view of the pandemic, NDMC has initiated a transfer towards normalcy and highway security by organising pilot cycle rides.

He additional knowledgeable that to raise the security, comfort and expertise of cyclists, NDMC has devoted this pilot hall of 6 km for distinctive biking expertise across the playful leisure house surrounded by beautiful wall work.

The cycle rides tour will proceed until October tenth, three hours within the morning between 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and two hours within the night from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. day-after-day within the devoted pilot hall from Bikaner Home to Humayun Highway, Amrita Shergil Marg, Lodhi Backyard Gate No.6, Lodhi Backyard Gate No.11, Avenue Highway-II, Lodhi Colony Block-17, Lodhi Colony Cycle Plaza and Jor Bagh Metro Station.

E-bike, Scooters and Bikes usually are not allowed on cycle tracks. To make sure security of the members particularly for girls and kids, NDMC has deployed Marshals throughout the specified timings at close by cycle monitor places.

The Secretary-NDMC Amit Singla invited residents to participate within the cycle trip and convey their very own cycle or they’ll rent on hire the good bike from the Good Bike Stations in New Delhi space. Smart Bikes are already accessible in public bike sharing methods at 50 Good Stations.

He additionally knowledgeable that the transformation of highway stretches, intersections and roundabout with non permanent or everlasting marking of cycle monitor have improved the biking infrastructure to encourage folks to choose biking for his or her day-to-day bodily actions in addition to transport means.

Based mostly on the success of this pilot venture, many extra corridors might be devoted in different areas beneath jurisdiction of NDMC within the coming winter seasons, he added.