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Kolkata and its Blanket Ban on Cycling

Kolkata Traffic Police has passed an order banning cycles from 174 thoroughfares in the city. Multiple ‘Cycles Prohibited’ signs are now dotted around these 174 (in 2008 it was 38+) roadways reserved for motorists, leaving Kolkata’s cyclists (cycles, cycle vans, handcarts, pull-carts and bakery vans) with no other option than to take the long way. Read on