A new cycling track has all set to come up in Chanakyapuri’s Nehru Park, but cyclists across Delhi-NCR feel that just one track in one park is not enough. On World Bicycle Day (June 3), city’s pedalling enthusiasts talk about the changes they expect to see in the near future in terms of infrastructure.
Waking up before the crack of dawn the cycling enthusiasts often welcome the rays of the sun on the city streets. “We plan our bicycle trips during the early morning hours since the traffic hits the road after that and it gets very difficult and unsafe,” says Gaurav Wadhwa, founder, Delhi Cyclists. So when the news of a new cycling track coming up in Chanakyapuri’s Nehru Park was reported recently, cyclists in the city couldn’t hold themselves back from saying: “Just one track in one park is not enough.” Cyclists across NCR feel strongly about the lack of safety on roads in absence of enough cycling tracks. Noida Cycling Club members go all the way to Aravalli in Gurugram in search of safe cycling track. Challenge is to find new route
“We planned a 30 to 40km long ride for June 3, to spread awareness on how cycling is a feasible travel option for the city residents and also a positive choice keeping in mind the need to safeguard the environment,” says Aman Puri, founder of the Noida Cycling Group. The concern, however, is to find new and safe options within Noida, where the group […]