Cycling tracks for 5 Dubai residential areas: Is yours on the list?


By Staff  www.emiratesě

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has endorsed awarding a contract for constructing two cycling and running tracks projects at Warqaa, Mushrif, Mirdif, Mizhar and Khawaneej.

2aThe tracks, which extend 57km and cost about Dh79 million, will be constructed during a 12-month period.

Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA, said, “The construction of the dedicated cycling and running tracks projects in Dubai aims to provide suitable options to encourage residents to practise sport and cycling.

“It also ensures that the infrastructure of residential districts is conducive to the practising of sport as it has immense health benefits for community members.

The project is part of a master plan developed by RTA for providing dedicated cycling and running tracks covering the entire emirate to be environment-friendly mobility means for cycling enthusiasts. Advanced countries focus on raising the rate of trips made by walking and cycling.” More info