Amazon India has begun delivering packages within a radius of 3 miles (5 kilometers) by bicycle in five major cities today, reports The Economic Times. The initiative should help the company save time, reduce emissions and bring delivery costs down. The ecommerce giant began testing the program in Mumbai last month and has now expanded it across Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi and Chennai. Couriers ride geared bikes and carry a load of up to 16.5 lbs (7.5 kg). The company says that using bikes will help delivery associates get around India’s congested cities more easily than motorcycles. It should also help…

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