In a bid to incentivize and nudge cycling culture in cities in India, Ahmedabad based startup Cycling Cities launched Crooze app for cyclists. The app rewards cyclists for every ride they clock on the app. The cyclists earn Crooze coins for staying fit – at the same time reduce carbon emissions.Continue reading “CROOZE APP: GET REWARDED FOR KILOMETERS YOU RIDE ON A BICYCLE”
I had never imagined that I would be able to cycle in the middle of the road, thanks to Car Free Day organized by Mumbai Police. Car Free Day also called #SundayStreets, this campaign started with 6 streets going car free on the 1st Sunday and 9 streets on the 2nd Sunday from morning 6am to 10am. The number of locations will increase and more streets will be added, suggests the twitter handle of Mumbai Police.Continue reading “CAR FREE DAY: CYCLING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD”
Bike use has boomed across Europe since the COVID-19 pandemic. Citizens have voted with their pedals and taken advantage of more time and space to ride and governments have backed them with more bike lanes.Continue reading “BIKE SHARING PAVES THE WAY TO ZERO EMISSION MOBILITY IN CITIES”
“Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race” – H.G. Wells.
The Dutch citizens are the happiest, healthiest and the most active in the European region.Continue reading “IN CONVERSATION WITH CHRIS BRUNTLETT”
Chirag Jayantilal Shah from Thane City in Maharashtra joins the international network of change-makers to accelerate cycling adoption. Thane City now has a Bicycle Mayor to advance the city’s approach to cycling.Continue reading “THANE CITY JOINS THE GLOBAL NETWORK OF BICYCLE MAYORS”
Matthew Baldwin is the Deputy Director – General of DG MOVE at the European Commission and was appointed in 2018 as European Coordinator for Road Safety and Sustainable Mobility.Continue reading “IN CONVERSATION WITH MATTHEW BALDWIN”
A number of cycling stories emerged in the last 2 months. Reports of cycle brands rejigging their factories to produce face mask and governments implementing pop-up cycle lanes. Continue reading “BICYCLES COME TO THE FORE”
I read an interesting story on the internet about how people in the Solomon Islands bring down a tree. If a tree is too big to get axed, the villagers come together and collectively scream on top of their voices to topple it.Continue reading “CYCLING IS GOOD FOR THE ECONOMY”
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”
BYCS is an Amsterdam based non-profit social enterprise driven by the belief that ‘BICYCLES TRANSFORM CITIES AND CITIES TRANSFORM THE WORLD’ spearheaded by Maud De Vries.
BYCS operates internationally, collaborates and works with governments, businesses and NGO’s to give greater Impetus to Cycling.Continue reading “IN CONVERSATION WITH MAUD DE VRIES”