Jharkhand  /  Published 03.03.19

200 cheers for pocket-friendly green ride

The app-based bicycle sharing scheme was launched in the capital on Sunday with as many as 200 people enjoying the ride.“This is the launch of the first phase of smart cycle scheme. I hope that the ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 12.12.19

Kudos to Bengal for promoting cycling

Sir — It is heartening that the West Bengal government wants to promote cycling as a sustainable transport system in Calcutta. To this end, it plans to dedicate bicycle tracks across the city. Given...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.19

New Town to get newer cycles

The fluorescent green bicycles that were once a familiar sight in New Town have gone off the streets as the app-based cycle share service provider wants to replace them with newer ones.PEDL, the app-b...
By Aniruddha Biswas in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.02.19

Pedal smart from March, save planet

Initial hiccups contained, the capital’s rent-a-cycle plan for eco-friendly commuting under the ambitious smart city project is likely to roll out in the first week of march.Ahmedabad-based agency C...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.01.19

Red tape locks in green wheels

The capital’s wait for a green ride just grew longer.An app-based bicycle rental scheme, aimed at promoting eco-friendly commuting as a part of the smart city project and tentatively scheduled for l...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur


Jharkhand  /  Published 06.01.19

Thumbs up to smart cycles

The state’s first automated bicycle sharing system introduced in Jamshedpur last month has been an instant hit with picnickers at the scenic Jubilee Park.“We are witnessing nearly 60 rides on an a...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 02.06.20

Bicycle mayors’ hope rides on CM

Wednesday is World Bicycle Day and the bicycle mayors of Calcutta and Howrah are campaigning hard for the vehicle of their choice. Yes, you heard it right. We have a bicycle mayor of Calcutta, Satanji...
By Chandrima Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.07.19

Pedal-power push to get stronger by Durga Puja

The Ahmedabad-based company that had rolled out the app-based bicycle sharing service in the state capital is doubling down on Ranchi.The company, Chartered Speed Limited, has requested Ranchi Municip...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Style  /  Published 11.06.20

Bicycle divas

A few days ago, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands casually rode her bicycle to an official event at an art museum in The Hague, looking stunning in a bright yellow pant suit. She made us think of a few...
By The Telegraph

Culture  /  Published 27.10.18

The humble bicycle goes posh

Communications specialist Nishant Maheswari rides a Specialized Rock Hopper, while finance professional Subhajyoti Sensharma owns a Trek 1.1 and a second-hand Raleigh.It is not as if all the orde...
By Anasuya Basu


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