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During the drive, led by DNCC Executive Magistrate Md Masud Hossain, illegal installations, food stands, and parking occupying both sides of Manik Mia Avenue bicycle lane were evicted.
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Two cars were fined Tk2,500 for illegal parking on one of the capital’s second dedicated bicycle lanes.
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Also, around 100 makeshift shops were removed and five people were fined Tk600 for not wearing a surgical mask.
Bangladeshi bicyclists have been calling for separate lanes for them for a long time. And the country’s first such lane was inaugurated in Agargaon in October 2019.
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Meanwhile, European metropolises have spent decades building out highly developed and widely used biking networks.
Paris has committed to quickly building hundreds of kilometres of bike lanes and creating car-free places for people. Also, lots of American cities have decent bike lanes.