Dubai- a city known for its picturesque infrastructure is all set to bring in treat for the hardcore lovers of cycling. The roads and transport authority (RTA) has revealed a mind-blowing plan of building cycle tracks which will be stretched at lengthy 32 kilometers.
The RTA also unveiled the places where citizens can enjoy paddling their cycles on. These 32 KM long tracks will have a widespread reach going through Mushrif, Midrif and Al Khawaneej. All this will be done early next month.
Another surprise is, this will not be just a platform to be used by only cyclists. RTA has ensured construction of two bridges which could also be used by the pedestrians over Al Khawaneej and Academic City Streets. But all this flashy and lavish stuff will come with a mounting price attached to it. It will cost DH 67 million to build this dream project.
The RTA had developed a master plan for providing tracks for cycling and running which would cover the entire Emirate and can be used as environment-friendly mobility.The selection of the areas where mainly based on population density, appeal to cyclists and pedestrians, suitability of locations and also by ensuring the traffic safety and security of the cyclists.
Currently, the RTA is undertaking the construction of cycling tracks extending 32 km at Mushrif, Midrif and Al Khawaneej. They also have plans to construct more cycle tracks extending as long as 234 km during 2018-2021. It 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.