UNRAVELING THE CYCLING CITY: WORLD’S 1ST ACADEMIC ONLINE COURSE

UNRAVELING THE CYCLING CITY: WORLD’S 1ST ACADEMIC ONLINE COURSE

Cycling is an art and science that resolves everyday life problems of urban cities. Millions of people around the globe use this machine daily for their mobility needs. Cycling involves many interesting narratives of society worth understanding. However, so far limited attention was paid to structure the study of cycling and present it in a consolidated academic form. Continue reading “UNRAVELING THE CYCLING CITY: WORLD’S 1ST ACADEMIC ONLINE COURSE”

PLANT BOYS: DELIVERING FRESH OXYGEN ON BICYCLES

PLANT BOYS: DELIVERING FRESH OXYGEN ON BICYCLES

STREET CYCLIST OF MUMBAI.

For an e-shopper, it is convenient to order plants online and get them delivered at their doorstep. Through Virtual platforms, gifting plants on special occasions is another possibility with a click of a button. Online shopping helps save time and travel cost, allows quick comparisons, get the best deals, redeem coupons and provides payment options that add-ups to the credit card points. Continue reading “PLANT BOYS: DELIVERING FRESH OXYGEN ON BICYCLES”

A HEALTH CARE WARRIOR WHO CYCLES TO WORK DURING LOCKDOWN

A HEALTH CARE WARRIOR WHO CYCLES TO WORK DURING LOCKDOWN

Never in my life I had imagined that human society will face such unprecedented time. And never had I anticipated to receive a massive outburst of bad news from almost all quarters of the globe. Continue reading “A HEALTH CARE WARRIOR WHO CYCLES TO WORK DURING LOCKDOWN”

CORONA VIRUS AFFECTS TRANSPORTATION, IS CYCLING A SOLUTION?

CORONA VIRUS AFFECTS TRANSPORTATION, IS CYCLING A SOLUTION?

With the world pressing emergency alarm on Covid-19, it will be interesting to see if the current crises prompt’s a behavioral change in travel pattern and thus reduction in global carbon emissions.

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A DEFUNCT BICYCLE FACTORY

A DEFUNCT BICYCLE FACTORY

The Smart City of Mumbai had its own Bicycle Factory called the ‘National Bicycle Corporation of India Ltd.’ (NBCIL) in the prime area of Worli spread over 4 acres of land. The NBCIL was established in 1939 by Birla Group to manufacture Bicycle and Bicycle parts with installed capacity of 5,44,000 bicycles as stated on their website. Continue reading “A DEFUNCT BICYCLE FACTORY”

CYCLING DOUBLE SEAT

CYCLING DOUBLE SEAT

STREET CYCLIST OF MUMBAI.

For a city without any favorable cycling infrastructure to ride in pairs is beyond ones imagination. But I am misunderstood like so many of you since there exists many cyclists who are going double these days. It feels like a mini Amsterdam is thriving in the backstreets of Mumbai. Am saying this with confidence and excitement to have seen two and even three people sharing the same bicycle. What is common for Amsterdammers is special for Mumbai city. Simply because this city is far away from the concept of a dedicated cycle track which would encourage safe and excessive use of bicycles.  Continue reading “CYCLING DOUBLE SEAT”