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Cycle Rickshaws save almost a million liters of fuel in Punjab

http://navdeepasija.blogspot.in/2013/10/cycle-rickshaws-save-9-lakh-litres-of.html Originally in The Tribune, 18th October 2013, Page 6 While the West Bengal Government has earned the ire of environmentalists for banning bicycles and rickshaws on 174 roads, in Punjab the humble cycle rickshaw continues to save 9 lakh litres of fuel and 13,680 tonnes of fresh air every day. A common man’s transport mode,… Read More ›

Jaipur: Cycle Rickshaws to be operated in walled city

http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/RAJ-JPR-cycle-rickshaw-corridor-projec-in-walled-city-gets-jda-nod-4346709-NOR.html   The Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) has approved the pilot project for creation of a dedicated cycle rickshaw corridor from Sanganeri Gate to Govind Devji Temple.    The decision was taken at a meeting of Traffic Control Board of JDA on Monday. The project proposes to build a 2.5-metre-wide dedicated corridor on either side of… Read More ›

Chennai has no space for rickshaws on its roads

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/In-a-changing-city-roads-have-no-space-for-cycle-rickshaws/cwgarticleshow/20020926.cms Every day, Chinnathambi is at Chennai central railway station by 7.30am. The 60-year-old waits patiently near his yellow cycle rickshaw, waiting for passengers. If he is lucky, he may get three or four customers in a day. By 5pm, he usually gives up and makes his way back home. “I have been working for the past… Read More ›



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