Lalitpur Metropolis introduces separate bicycle lanes
November 30, 2019 05:00 PM NPT
By: Kunga Hyolmo
KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Lalitpur Metropolitan City has introduced separate bicycle lanes on some of the road sections in Lalitpur.
During a program held in Lalitpur on Saturday, the Lalitpur Metropolis informed that it has created dedicated bicycle lanes along Kupondol-Jawalakhel and Mangal Bazaar-Pulchowk road sections. The lanes will have 1.5- meters in width.
During the program, Lalitpur Metropolitan City Mayor Chiri Babu Maharajan stated that the initiation of making Kathmandu a bicycle-friendly city has begun.
The Metropolis has also a plan to develop the lanes enabling the riders to enter the Patan Area from all four directions.