Development News: Plans are currently underway to develop a cycling path linking several cities with connects to Diyatha Uyana in Battaramulla from Colombo Port City, the government announced last evening (25).
In a press release, Y.A.G.K. Gunatilleke, the Director of the Western Province of the Urban Development Authority (UDA), claimed that the project aims to support school children , employees, local and international visitors and skilled cyclists and to create a healthy environment for those traveling by bicycle.
A 23-km cycle path is therefore planned to minimize traffic congestion and encourage environmentally sustainable modes of transport by restricting the number of vehicles entering the main road.
The minimum width of the cycling route will be 1.5 meters and the maximum width will be 2.5 meters.
The 11 stations will be set up to rent bicycles under phase one. You can return the rented bicycles to each of these 11 stations. Based on the assumption that most people use bicycles early in the morning, lighting and colouring will be placed in place in compliance with international standards.
The construction of this bikeway, scheduled to commence at the end of this year, is expected to be completed by 2021. More News