To encourage the use of bicycles, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has introduced permanent space for bicycle stands at Metro parking lots, a senior official informed the newsmen.

At present, the facility is available at 18 Metro stations which include Seelampur, Shahdara, Welcome and Rithala on the Red Line; Saket, Arjangarh and Chhatarpur on the Yellow Line; Dwarka Mor, Dwarka and Dwarka Sec21 on the Blue Line; Mundka, Nangloi and  Peeragarhi on the Green Line; Tughlakabad, Badarpur and Sarita Vihar on the Violet Line and Okhla Bird Sanctuary on the Magenta Line.

“Parking lots at Nawada, Uttam Nagar (E) and Vishwavidayala Metro stations have also been identified for permanent bicycle stands which will be opened in few days,” said the official.