Pune Bicycle Transportation Plan outline | Another 80000 Cycles in Pune for transportation- Municipal corporation had planned a cycle plan two years back, to improve the traffic system, to reduce pollution and to change the traffic system. After the General Assembly sanctioned it in December last year, the project started functioning actually. The central government’s housing and urban development ministry has funded this. In order to build cycle tracks in cities, water supply and path are coordinated with these sections. The cycle track work on the roads of Jupiter Maharaj Road, Fergusson Road (Gokhale Road) is completed. Cycle track work in some other streets in the city.
Private institutions are being involved in increasing the number of cyclists. Green, yellow and orange colors are currently being made available. Four organizations have come up for this, and these organizations have aimed to increase the number of cycles to 80 thousand by March 2019. In the budget of the current year, 55 crores have been made available for this scheme.
Pune Bicycle Transportation Plan outline
Tracking for bicycle independent
Making bicycles available
Building a Cycle Sharing System
Hiring a cycle warden
Make available space for bicycle parking
The plan is expected to be completed in four years
Number of bicycles
4,000 – currently available
80,000 – until March next year
800 Kms – Length of city cycle track
There are currently four thousand bicycles available in the municipal plan and this number will increase. Currently a cycle is being used four to five times a day. As cycling tracks grow, the use of bicycles will increase.
– Srinivas Bona, Chief Engineer, Project