Bangkok to hold Car Free Day on 20th Sep

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is holding a Car Free Day activity, as part of a campaign to promote walking and the use of other modes of transportation instead of personal cars, a BMA spokesperson says.

 

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The BMA’s Deputy Spokesperson Bensai Keeyapat, announced that the BMA and its partner organizations will hold the Bangkok Car Free Day 2015 event, on 20th September with a central stage located at Sanam Luang.

The event is intended to promote walking and other transport options instead of personal cars, to help reduce the consumption of oil and reduce the effects of global warming as well as air and noise pollution.

The cycling event will start at 27 locations around Bangkok with the finishing line at Sanam Luang, as a highlight of the Car Free Day campaign.

An official press conference for the event will take place on 10th September 2015 at Bangkok City Hall, while about 20,000 persons have already registered to attend the event on www.carfreeday2015.com, the BMA’s deputy spokesperson says.

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