24 Oct '11, 2pm

"Bike Sharing Comes to India" - @TreeHugger features #Unreasonable2011 Venture @cyclechalao:

"Bike Sharing Comes to India" - @TreeHugger features #Unreasonable2011 Venture @cyclechalao:

Cycle Chalao! /CC BY 1.0 Raj Janagam was growing frustrated with the lack of transportation methods in India for commuting short distances. He said 10 million people in Mumbai alone use local trains and public buses for long-distance transport, but there was no practical way for him to get from the railway station to his college. It seemed the perfect place to set up a bike share program. But since none existed, he was going to have to do it. It took a year and a half of research, but he and some friends launched Cycle Chalao , a bike share program that piloted in Mumbai in 2010. Then Pune, the bike capital of India according to Janagam, became interested in starting its own program. He said Pune is the only city in India with dedicated bike lanes—125 kilometers of them—and he said the local municipality has been looking to revamp local infrastructure, so it made for a goo...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/10/bike-sharing-indi...

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