Over 900 cyclists participate in ‘”The Smart Commute 2016″

From L-R -Ishmeet Singh, Vodafone Centre head,Mumbai along with Firoza Suresh, Founder of The Smart Commute Shri Ajoy Mehta,Hon Municipal commissioner

Mumbaikars cycle to reduce the city’s carbon footprint, this World Environment Day
 
Mumbai, 05th June 2016: “The Smart Commute 2016” powered by Raymond concluded today at Sofitel, Mumbai – BKC. The Cycle2Work (C2W) initiative saw over 900 cyclists participate from 8 different start points from Mumbai. This initiative, held on World Environment Day inspired, encouraged and motivated Mumbaikars to take to the streets and cycle2work for a healthy lifestyle.
 
This initiative urges one to look beyond the health and environment benefits and take this ride to reduce the carbon footprint, making our city a better place to walk, bike, live and breathe! The endeavor is to create awareness and educate the citizens of Mumbai about the benefits of cycling to work. The Cycle2work initiative, designed by a group of environmentally aware cyclists urges one to look closely at the health and environmental benefits of cycling and make it a way of life.
  
Firoza, Founder, Cycle2Work, said, “I am extremely happy with the tremendous response from the people of Mumbai. We are here for the betterment of our society as well as individuals. I would like to thank everyone who has supported this initiative and come along for the ride that’ll make the difference.” We would also initiate cycle to work fridays in 17 business hubs starting from June 2016 
 
Sri Ajoy Mehta, Hon Sec, Municipal commissioner, said, “I am glad to see such initiatives coming up for the betterment of the society. I am amazed to see so many participants who came forward and cycle on World Environment Day with an intent to experience and adopt cycling as a way of life”. 
 
The Smart Commute Foundation is a team of like-minded cycling enthusiasts and environmentalists, led by its Founder, Ms Firoza Suresh, a cyclist herself. They believe this will help the city reduce its carbon footprint, making it a better place to walk, bike, live and breathe.

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Sachin Murdeshwar
Sachin Murdeshwar is a Sr.Journalist and Columnist in several Mainline Newspapers and Portals.He is an ardent traveller and likes to explore destinations to the core.

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