Thane plans a cycle track
An 82-km cycle track to connect residential areas of the Mumbai suburb, 52 km in the kitty
Pravin Pandurang Mandavkar, 24, serves vada-pav in the Thane Municipal Corporation canteen. Everyday, he commutes from his house in Kharegaon, seven kilometres away, on his bicycle.
The daily commute, he said, is cumbersome and unsafe given the heavy traffic on the seven-kilometre stretch between his home and workplace. He has overheard officials talk of a road meant for bicyclists.