Demo stretch of a proposed cycle track in Hyderabad. | Photo: Twitter//KTRTRS Hyderabad: Aiming to make Hyderabad a ‘cycling hub of India’, the civic authorities have decided to set up cycling tracks in major areas of the city at a total length of 90 km. Construction of some of these tracks has already been started and others are in pipeline. The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation ( GHMC ) and concerned agencies have been pushing several efforts to promote cycling in the city.
The city already has cycle tracks at several locations. In addition to this, a three-km track from Habsiguda crossroads to Uppal crossroads, a four-km track from Bairamalguda crossroads to Owaisi Junction and a four-km track from Aramghar to Owaisi Junction will be constructed in the next few months. All these will be permanent cycle tracks.
Besides, a six-km temporary cycle track around KBR Park, a six-km track from IKEA to Raidurg via Biodiversity and a 10-km track from IDL Lake to JNTU which includes the track from Rainbow Vista to IDL Lake, a two-km cycle track from Bio Diversity Junction to Leather Park, a 450-m track from Rolling Hills to AIG Hospitals and a 2.25-km track from Khajaguda to Nanakramguda will also come up in near future.
The city administration has earlier announced a 23-km-long and 4.5 meters wide track across the Nanakramguda-TSPA and Narsingi-Kollur stretch in the city. It is solar roof-topped and will work round the clock with all safety features including CCTV cameras. The construction of cycling […]