Bangkok Marking World Car Free Day On Sept 21

Bangkok – Bangkok will once again join the international community in observing the 2014 World Car Free Day on Sept 22, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) announced Monday the City Hall will organise activities marking World Car Free Day a day earlier on Sept 21.

Silom Road, a major business route in the heart of Bangkok, will be closed to all cars from 8am to 6pm on the day.

The City Authority said bicycles will be allowed on Silom Road during this time, with bike and repair lessons offered to the public.

The annual global event is aimed at promoting wider use of mass transit services and bicycles, and saving energy and reducing traffic congestions in cities.

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