rta opens cycle tracks in 3 residential districts next month
Last Updated : GMT 05:21:58
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Last Updated : GMT 05:21:58
Arab Today, arab today

RTA opens cycle tracks in 3 residential districts next month

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today RTA opens cycle tracks in 3 residential districts next month

RTA opens cycle tracks in 3 residential districts next month
Dubai - Arab Today

The Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, is gearing up for the opening of cycle tracks stretching 32 km in Mushrif, Mirdif and Al Khawaneej early next month (February).

The project includes the construction of two bridges for the combined use of cyclists and pedestrians over Al Khawaneej and Academic City Streets. The project cost amounts to AED67 million.

Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the RTA, said, "The construction of cycling and running tracks in Dubai is a manifestation of the directives of the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. It is also an implementation of the instructions of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, to provide suitable options for encouraging residents to practice sports exercises and cycling. We aim to provide residential districts with an infrastructure that encourages residents to practice sports as it has immense health benefits to people.

The project is part of a master plan developed by RTA for providing dedicated cycling & running tracks covering the entire emirate that can be used as environment-friendly mobility means for cycling enthusiasts. Advanced countries focus on raising the proportion of trips made by walking and cycling," he added.

"The selection of these areas was based on several criteria highlighted by the population density, appeal to cyclists & pedestrians, suitability of locations and the traffic safety level. Moreover, tracks are designed in such a way that ensures the safety and security of cyclists," explained Al Tayer.

"Over the past years, the RTA had constructed cycle tracks extending 218 km covering Seih Assalam/Bab Al Shams/Al Qudra Street, Dubai Water Canal, Jumeirah Street, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street and Al Mankhool Street. Additionally, RTA is currently undertaking the construction of cycling tracks extending 32 km at Mushrif, Midrif and Al Khawaneej.

"RTA is planning to construct more cycle tracks extending as long as 234 km during 2018-2021. These tracks will pass through several areas including Al Warqaa, Jumeirah Beach, Nad Al Sheba, Expo 2020 site, Downtown, Jebel Ali, Al Quoz, Al Karama, Oud Metha, Hor Al Anz, Al Qusais and Al Barsha. As such, the total length of cycle tracks in Dubai to about 500 km by 2021," added Al Tayer.

arabstoday
arabstoday

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

rta opens cycle tracks in 3 residential districts next month rta opens cycle tracks in 3 residential districts next month

 



Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

rta opens cycle tracks in 3 residential districts next month rta opens cycle tracks in 3 residential districts next month

 



Arab Today, arab today Modern colorful bedroom renovation

GMT 11:23 2017 Thursday ,21 December

Modern colorful bedroom renovation
Arab Today, arab today For the Variety of Interior Design Styles

GMT 11:14 2017 Tuesday ,19 December

For the Variety of Interior Design Styles

GMT 15:08 2011 Sunday ,21 August

Masdar Institute nurtures academic excellence

GMT 08:29 2018 Tuesday ,23 January

France returnee Morgan Parra out with knee injury

GMT 22:05 2018 Thursday ,18 January

Tahir ul Qadri’s first show flopped: Asif

GMT 15:59 2011 Monday ,16 May

27 bodies found at Guatemalan farm

GMT 18:44 2016 Saturday ,03 December

Worst violence in 2 years rocks Libya

GMT 20:36 2016 Monday ,07 November

Australian woman abducted in Kabul

GMT 21:34 2016 Monday ,12 September

GCC voices concern over US JASTA

GMT 11:13 2017 Monday ,18 December

Lufthansa wants to 'destroy' Niki airline

GMT 12:08 2016 Thursday ,29 September

Novo Nordisk to cut 1000 jobs

GMT 12:52 2016 Monday ,14 November

As Delhi chokes, farmers defend scorched earth policy

GMT 02:13 2017 Tuesday ,24 October

Feb20/Mar20

GMT 09:54 2016 Thursday ,03 November

South Korean president risks probe, new PM nominee warns
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube

Maintained and developed by Arabs Today Group SAL.
All rights reserved to Arab Today Media Group 2021 ©

Maintained and developed by Arabs Today Group SAL.
All rights reserved to Arab Today Media Group 2021 ©

arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday