Chandigarh Police to observe ‘Car Free Day’ on Sept 22 with cycle rally

“Car Free Day” is observed worldwide on 22nd September. Every year, one day is set aside so that instead of car, people use bicycles, public transport or walking to move around. “Car Free Day” is observed with an aim to make people realize that life is possible without dependence on cars, side-by-side leading to good health and peer bonding.

Chandigarh Traffic Police in association with various cycling groups of the city and members of IMA, Chandigarh is going to organize a Cycle Rally (entry free) on 22.9.2018 at 7.00 AM from Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh to avoid air pollution, noise pollution and traffic congestion in public interest. The aim of this event is to build a better, healthier, connected community by encouraging city residents to pedal for short distances and experience the City Beautiful together in a way that is just not possible in a car.

All citizens of Chandigarh are requested to take part in this Cycle Rally to be held on 22.9.2018 at 7.00 AM from Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh. This 9 KM long cycle rally will start from Sukhna Lake and will be passing through various sectors of the city using cycle tracks and will finally culminate at IMA, Sector 35, Chandigarh. Participants are encouraged to wear the everyday working dress for taking part in this event to experience whether it is possible to move without car.


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