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

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

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

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.


Delhi: Next car-free day to be held near Delhi University, says Gopal Rai

The fourth car-free day in the capital will be held near the Delhi University on January 22, Transport Minister Gopal Rai said Thursday. The event will be held on the stretch between the Vishwavidyalaya Metro station and Chhatrasaal stadium. The minister said that along with programmes like car-free days and the odd-even plan to control […]

Car free days proposed for Ahmedabad in draft budget

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.

Gurgaon’s Second car-free Tuesday: Official claims it’s a success but many areas witness snarls

Meanwhile, learning from the first car-free day, traffic police made elaborate arrangements to deal with traffic snarls in Cyber City

Delhi’s car-free day to cover different stretch each week

Meanwhile, the government has scheduled a meeting on October 9 with business houses to discuss the promotion of public transport and car pooling.


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

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

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

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

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

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Arvind Kejriwal pedals to peddle car-free Delhi vision

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

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.


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Delhi observes 5th 'Car-Free Day'

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.