Cyclists raise awareness on ‘Car-Free Day’

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Hundreds of cyclists zipped through the streets of Pattaya to reduce global warming and raise awareness about the need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from cars as Pattaya marked “Car-Free Day”.

The Sept. 22 event sponsored by city hall, the Thai Cycling Club and Cycling Club of Pattaya saw riders leave from the King Taksin monument, zoom down Beach Road, take South Road to Third Road, then pedal back to North Road and to city hall again.

Over 100 cyclists prepare for the launch of Pattaya Car free Day 2014.Over 100 cyclists prepare for the launch of Pattaya Car free Day 2014.

Events were scheduled nationwide to reduce traffic that affects the air, curtail accidents and save time and costs while traveling, without affecting the environment.