Cycling lanes and cycling districts in Bangalore

October 7, 2020 cycle lane in ORR opens for cyclists

To the joy of cyclists in Bengaluru’s Outer Ring Road area, parts of the proposed pop-up cycle lane between Silk Board junction and Lowry Memorial College near KR Puram are open.

In order to make safe space for cyclists in Bengaluru, the city authorities will be setting up pop-up cycle lanes in other parts of the city as well.

These pop-up cycle lanes are in addition to those being set up as part of the Smart Cities project in Central Business District areas. While the Directorate of Urban Land Transport or DULT (a government department under the Urban Development Department) is designing the lanes, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is executing the project.

September 15, BMTC BMTC buses to be equipped with cycle stands

Bicycle Mayor Sathya Sankaran says this will ensure that the bus goes to the house of the passenger, without actually doing so

August 15, National Day of Action to promote cycling in India. 2020

More than 6 lakh people saw the two videos created by Thousands came on the streets and used the #Resetwithcycling. The campaigns across the city not only highlighted the need for better cycling infrastructure but also demands of those who use cycle as only means of transportation.

July 20, 2020 Inspired by the Bangalore model, over 25 cities join the movement.

In collaboration with BYCS India, more than 25 cities joined the movement to demand a cycling infrastructure. These included big and small cities -- From Trivandurm to Delhi, from Mumbai to Guwahati.
Citizens and cycling enthusiasts hit the streets with their cycles, went for a spin and took to social media to share stories, posted images, videos and more, to #Resetwithcycling. It’s been equal parts inspiring and heartening to witness.


June 26, 2020 Bengaluru Airport announces campus will be open to cyclists, every Sunday between 6 -9 am

June 3, 2020 Bangalore Police Commissioner gives commitment for cycling lanes in Bangalore.

Bengaluru Commissioner Bhaskar Rao acknowledges the value of vibrant cycling groups in the city. He along with commissioner of Department of Urban Land and Transport surveyed 17kms of outer ring road to assess the feasibility of developing cycling lanes.

As an immediate step, at every 200m signages and bollards would be placed to mark the cycling lanes on the surveyed roads. This initiative is a pilot for more cycling lanes in the city.

BBMP Mayor and BBMP Commissioner express interest in cycling