It's Time to Cycle to Commute!


Apart from being a healthy habit, cycling is a feasible, carbonfriendly way of commuting. Penang Monthly explores the possibility of commuter cycling in the state.

Penangites are taking to cycling like ducks to water. Granted, some have been doing it their entire lives while others are just beginning to get on the bandwagon, but what both parties have in common is the wish for better cycling infrastructure.

This might not be that far away as Phase 1 of the island’s East Coast Cycling Lanes is now complete, and Phase 2 is set to finish in 2018. But even with these in place, along with careful road upgrades, the question still remains – are Penangites ready to cycle to commute and not just for leisure?

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