Bangkok Car Free Day 2015 to be held on Sept 20

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BANGKOK, 10 September 2015  – The Traffic and Transportation Department, Bangkok will hold the Bangkok Car Free Day 2015 event on September 20 to encourage people not to use their private cars.

Department Director Taweesak Lertprapan said the event will encourage the public to use bicycles in their daily lives and reduce traffic congestion.

The event will be held at Sanam Luang in Bangkok, where cyclists will travel along Rattanakosin Island, passing notable landmarks such as Wat Mahathat, Bangkok National Museum, Democracy Monument, Grand Palace and circle back to Sanam Luang.

The event will also include a walking street exhibiting products and consumables from related agencies as well as an exhibition of the history, architecture and way of life around Rattanakosin Island.