PMC General Body Approves Cycle Plan
On 14 December 2017, the PMC General Body approved the Comprehensive Bicycle Plan for Pune. The Cycle Plan has been prepared with support from the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Govt of India.
The Plan includes proposals for a city wide cycle network, support for Public Bicycle Share systems, cycle promotion activities, participatory reviews of plan implementation etc.
A Bicycle Cell or dept is also to be set up at PMC to ensure implementation and smooth coordination with other departments within PMC and agencies like Traffic Police, PMPML, PSCDCL and Pune Metro.
A big revolution in cycling awaits Pune!
Public cycles, city wide cycle track network and cycling promotion will be a reality in Pune in the coming days.
Its a momentous day with the Comprehensive Bicycle Plan approved by the PMC General Body.
OMC is closer to implementing PMC’s vision for sustainable mobility in Pune and a healthy environment.
Pune can be a city where cycling is safe, attractive, comfortable and a travel mode of choice for children, women, seniors, daily wage workers as well as professionals.”