Fare City, a London based think tank and social enterprise is on a mission to co-create fairer cities through the promotion of more accessible, equitable and sustainable city transport.Continue reading “NINETEENTH CENTURY INVENTION IS SOLVING TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY CHALLENGES: FARE CITY STUDY”
Category: Cargo Bikes
‘CARGOLI’ – THE MINIATURE CARGO BIKES FROM GERMANY
Why should our kids be exposed to only Car based toys? Two cargo bikes enthusiast have created an exciting alternative and named their project Cargoli.Continue reading “‘CARGOLI’ – THE MINIATURE CARGO BIKES FROM GERMANY”
CARGO BIKES ARE HERE TO STAY!
A Recent study reveal a Positive Growth Outlook for Cargo Bikes Industry in Europe.Continue reading “CARGO BIKES ARE HERE TO STAY!”
HOW TO MAKE A CARGO BIKE
As part of my home quarantine activity, I built this model of a cargo tricycle. It is a simple ‘DIY’ project and can be accomplished using basic items available in the house. Continue reading “HOW TO MAKE A CARGO BIKE”
ICE CREAM TRIKE
STREET CYCLIST OF MUMBAI.
Sanjay Sharma a thirty eight year old man living in Mumbai arrives at Carter Road, Bandra to sell ice creams. He is seen at the same spot everyday from 9 pm to 3 am servicing local tourists and people who visit the area for night walks. Families travelling in cars and motorbikes often stop by to eat ice creams with their children. His bright red tricycle can easily be seen from far as he mostly prefers to stand under a street lamp.Continue reading “ICE CREAM TRIKE”
WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY DAY
Street cycling in Mumbai is all about logistics but not on cargo bikes. Workers on a bicycle ship various types of goods and those includes newspapers, bakery items, cement bags, gas cans, water cans, plants, paper cartons, TV sets, water tanks, furniture, milk, ice creams, ice slabs, vegetables, coconuts, lunch boxes, food, clothing, machinery and much beyond one can think off. The carrier on the bicycle plays a crucial role in bearing majority of the load.Continue reading “WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY DAY”
STREET CYCLIST OF MUMBAI.
The Dabbawalas is a tiffin service in Mumbai and world famous for making almost error free deliveries of lunch boxes around the business centers in the city. The Dabbawalas collect lunch boxes from homes by early afternoon, deliver them to customers at their offices, pick up empty boxes and return them to its origin before evening.Continue reading “MUMBAI DABBAWALAS”
POTENTIAL OF E-CARGO BIKES IN INDIA
On the busy streets of Mumbai there is a section of people who use bicycles as a primary mode of transport. In fact, they are independent transporters who move goods around the city on a bicycle. You will easily spot them bearing all kind of loads dressed in simple clothing throughout the day. Majority of those cyclists are men who operate wearing a shirt, trouser, shorts and slippers.