Update on the Penang Bicycle Route Master Plan

loading In May 2018 chief minister Chow Kon Yeow launched the Jambatan Harapan – the country’s first spiral bridge for bicycles and pedestrians. Photo by: MBPP

TO ACHIEVE the vision, Penang2030: A Family-Focused Green and Smart State that Inspires the Nation, the state government mapped out a variety of master plans to benefit its citizens and the economy. One of these includes the initiative, Penang Green Connectors Project which will see the development of various parks and amenities on a massive 18,000ha of the island.1 A component of the umbrella project is the Penang Bicycle Route Master Plan. Introduced in 2010, the master plan details the construction of a network of 200km bicycle lanes all around the island that will see tentative completion by 2021. These bicycle ...

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