The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has constructed an adventurous cycling track for fitness enthusiasts in Fatima Jinnah Park F-9 to engage and attract a large number of visitors coming to the federal capital to enjoy the park’s serene environment and nature.
Speaking to APP, a CDA official stated that the Islamabad Cycling Association (ICA) had requested the authority to build bicycle lanes in F-9 Park to provide an alternate mode of exercise in the city’s largest urban park.
The cycling track was installed with the intention of promoting a greener environment and enhancing public health in the city, the official added, adding that the authority had previously accepted the proposal and had also started planning on the initiative in collaboration with private-sector professionals.
The CDA officials said the inclusion of cycling lanes had added more to the park’s beauty and made it more appealing for visitors, who come in huge numbers to enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
“People are enjoying riding and racing bicycles to make themselves healthy through such activities,” he added.
The CDA official revealed that the authority had followed the city’s master plan in order to achieve its goal of making a green capital city. The introduction of bicycles and pump tracks would include and encourage foreign and domestic visitors. He said the measures taken by authorities are expected to help foster a cycling culture in the Federal Capital.