- Dubai gears up for an exciting addition to its cycling infrastructure with new cycle tracks in Mushrif and Al Khawaneej areas.
- Cycling enthusiasts will soon enjoy a seamless cycling experience with a total stretch of 39km, fostering a culture of fitness and sustainable transportation.
- Aligned with the Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan, this initiative underscores the city’s commitment to promoting an active lifestyle and eco-friendly commuting.
- Explore the existing cycling tracks in Dubai, covering key districts and offering diverse terrains for cyclists of all levels.
- Stay tuned for further updates on Dubai’s efforts to become a cyclist-friendly city, encouraging healthier living and environmental consciousness.
New Cycle Tracks
New Cycle tracks, in a remarkable development for cycling enthusiasts in Dubai, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the nearing completion of new cycling tracks in the Mushrif and Al Khawaneej areas. These tracks are set to extend the total cycling length to an impressive 39km, enhancing the city’s commitment to promoting an active lifestyle and sustainable transportation.
Dubai’s #RTA announced that 90% of the construction has been completed for the cycling tracks of Al Khawaneej and Mushrif clocked. This 7-km stretch connects with the existing cycling tracks extending 32 km in the two areas, and as such the total length of cycling tracks in both… pic.twitter.com/lE9jCaICZL
— RTA (@rta_dubai) September 17, 2023
What’s Included in the Extension?
- The first track begins at the Quranic Garden on Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street (D54), extending up to the intersection with Al Khawaneej Street, with a connection to the existing cycling track in Al Khawaneej.
- The second lane starts at Mushrif Park, near the Crocodile Park, and stretches to the intersection with Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street, then heading north to join the cycling track in Al Khawaneej.
With these additions, the existing cycling lanes in both districts, Mushrif and Al Khawaneej, will now cover a total distance of 39km.
Integration into Dubai’s Master Plan
This initiative aligns with the Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan, reflecting a strategic approach to developing cycling tracks and connecting key districts within the city. Already home to the ‘Longest Continuous Cycling Track’ in the world at Al Qudra, spanning 80.6km, Dubai aims to further expand its cycling network, expecting an increase from 544km to 819km in the next three years.
#RTA has achieved a new Guinness World Record that adds to its impressive tally of world records in having Al Qudra Cycling Track, spanning 80.6 km.https://t.co/QDevSRq74W@GWR pic.twitter.com/OqfYyewmjh
— RTA (@rta_dubai) November 22, 2022
Existing Cycling Tracks in Dubai
Dubai already boasts an array of cycling tracks catering to various communities and interests:
- Al Quoz 4 cycling track – 3km length
- Al Sufouh 2 cycling track – 3.7km length
- Dubai Canal track – 7km length
- Dubai Marina – 5km length
- Jumeirah Street Track – 19km length
- Al Khawaneej track – 19km length
- Meydan Track – 13km length
- Mushrif Track – 15km length
- Al Qudra Track – 86km length
- Warqaa Track – 7.4km length
Dubai is committed to creating a cyclist-friendly city, promoting a healthier lifestyle and eco-friendly commuting options for its residents.
Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting development in Dubai’s cycling infrastructure!