Dubai's AED400 Million Bicycle Friendly Strategy

  • Publish date: Thursday، 22 April 2021
Dubai's AED400 Million Bicycle Friendly Strategy

In light of World Earth Day, we have discussed that a way to support our Earth is through using bicycles more often than a car, and Dubai is planning on becoming the most bicycle friendly city in the world.

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council, authorized the Dubai Bicycle-Friendly City Strategy 2025 during the latest meeting of The Executive Council.

"Our goal is for Dubai to rank among the world’s best for quality of life, with projects that provide healthy lifestyles and a vision aimed at community happiness,” Sheikh Hamdan wrote on Twitter, following the announcement.

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As an AED 400 million strategy has been approved to make Dubai the most bicycle-friendly city in the world.

The strategy will include 18 different initiatives and will extend Dubai’s 463-km cycling track to touch 668 kms by 2025.

Some roads will be redesigned to include bicycle tracks, with special services planned for the public, It will also seek to encourage new bicycle operators and create dedicated parking slots for the bikes.

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