Cycling development in Iran


A bicycle promotion tour took place from 9th till 19th of December in 5 Iranian city’s; Tabriz, Masshad, Karaj, Yazd and Qazvin.

The Netherlands Bicycle Partnership (DCE affiliated) and our Iranian partner RAF executed the workshops (Jeroen van de Hoeven of APPM and Dirk de Jager of Sustainable Solutions) on the opportunities for Urban cycling in Iranian City’s. These workshops have been attended by 40/50 persons on average including the Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Council members, Municipal responsible officials and last but not least Bicycle activists. The presentations have been received positively and have had a positive impact on the concept of Urban cycling as a solution for traffic congestion and improvement of air quality. The workshops have had a exposure on social media and local press.

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