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Car Free Day


AAP govt seeks ideas for drive, fifth edition of event in South Delhi

January 23, 2016 2:17 am

Transport Minister Gopal Rai appreciated the participation of the students, but also addressed the fact that people did not participate as much as the government would have liked.

Cars ply on car-free stretch, sparks fly between govt, cops

January 23, 2016 5:15 am

Transport Minister Gopal Rai referred to a letter he received from Special Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Muktesh Chander prior to the event.

Car free days proposed for Ahmedabad in draft budget

January 08, 2016 2:13 am

In order to bring down pollution levels and ease traffic woes, the AMC’s annual draft budget of Rs 5,655 crore categorically talks about the importance of a car-free day.

Delhi transport minister Gopal Rai blames police for traffic snarls on car-free day

December 25, 2015 3:02 pm

While Rai has blamed the police for traffic snarls in East Delhi, police sources have claimed that the minister had rejected their suggestions about changing the venue of the event.

Delhi: Commuters grumble as car-free day takes over busy road

December 23, 2015 1:35 am

The initiative, part of the Delhi government’s efforts to bring down vehicular pollution in the capital, was organised at Vikas Marg, a busy road that connects East and Central Delhi.

Delhi car-free day: Make odd-even scheme a success, appeals govt

December 22, 2015 3:32 pm

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who attended the event, rode on a bicycle and appealed to the people to take to bicycle-riding as a way of ensuring the success of the odd-even number scheme.

Delhi to observe third 'Car-Free' day on December 22; DTC to deploy special shuttles

December 19, 2015 9:22 pm

Delhi government has also issued a toll free number-1800118181 to answer any query of the commuters regarding the DTC bus services

Punjab and Haryana High Court employees to observe car-free day today

December 19, 2015 3:49 am

There are around 2,500 employees who come to the high court daily.

Burdwan observes car-free day; ‘happy with response’, say officials

December 16, 2015 4:19 am

Buoyed by Tuesday’s success, authorities are mulling to make the exercise a monthly affair.


Arvind Kejriwal pedals to peddle car-free Delhi vision

October 22, 2015 1:31 pm

Arvind Kejriwal led a cycle rally comprising of hundreds of people, including women to mark Delhi's 'Car-Free Day' aimed at encouraging people to use public transport

Gurgaon commuters observe Car-free day, use public transport

September 22, 2015 4:25 pm

Gurgaon observed 'car-free day' on Tuesday (September 22) to free the roads from traffic congestion and encourage people to use public modes of transportation.


Delhi observes 5th 'Car-Free Day'

February 22, 2016 7:06 am

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): The national capital on Monday observed the fifth 'Car-Free Day' on the stretch between Munirka T-point to Hyatt Hotel T-point on the Vivekanand Marg for eight hours from 8 am to 4 pm. The aim of the event is to curb pollution and encourage people to use public transport. The exercise, which is organised on 22nd of every month, comes after the recently concluded 15-day 'Odd-Even' formula.