Posts Tagged ‘cycling’
Cycling is a very popular past-time in the Emirates so news that there will be 900 kilometres of cycling tracks by the year 2020 will be met with huge applause. In the meantime, a bike lane from Arabian Ranches to Bab Al Shams will be open by summer.
The track will start near the Arabian Ranches exit on the Dubai Outer Bypass Road and run about 20 kilometres along Al Qudra Road, before turning right to Bab Al Shams for another 5 kilometres. The track is to run in both directions, totaling almost 50 kilometres. It will be built in two phases, the second of which is scheduled for completion in July. Read more
Following on from the announcement in January that the authorities will be constructing as many as 3,000 bicycle parking spaces for Dubai Metro users, by the first quarter of this year helping to avoid unruly parking of bicycles such as by tying them to trees the officials have now announced more dedicated lanes are to be planned across the city for Dubai for cyclists. Read more