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Kolkata, India Bans Bicycles on Key Corridors

Here is the latest example of a city from a developing country that is banning bikes along key corridors. Two questions come to mind:

(1) The article says the ban applies to “most thoroughfares.” What percentage of usually available cycling roadway space is “most”

(2) The “authorities” cite “security concerns as bicycles are often used to plant bombs.” This is a new one for me.

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