Kazakh capital to build 50km of bicycle lanes

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Baku, Azerbaijan, March 5

By Elena Kosolapova- Trend:
The Kazakh city of Astana will build 50 kilometers of bike lanes in time for the international exhibition EXPO -2017, Kazinform reported with the reference to the head of the Sports and Physical Education Agency Tastanbek Esentayev.

"We initiated a project on building of bike lanes for EXPO-2017 in Astana. The first phase of the project will be completed before the international exhibition starts," Esentayev said at a briefing on March 5.

The project will be implemented in three phases. Bike lanes construction will start in 2014.

Astana has only four kilometers of specialized bike lanes now.

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