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Sungai Pinang Assemblyman Channels RM20,000 to Buy 100 Bicycles, Overcome Traffic Congestion

KLANG, 30 Mar: The Assemblyman for Sungai Pinang, Datuk Teng Chang Khim, provided an allocation of RM20,000 for the success of the programme to encourage students around the area to cycle to school.

Chang Khim said that the allocation was provided to but about 100 bicycles to be donated to students interested in participating in the cycling programme, thus reducing traffic congestion and air pollution from smoke emission from vehicles such as motorcycles.

“The criteria for selecting students is first, their desire for cycling. That is important because if they refuse to cycle, there is no use for us to provide it, and also parents’ permission because there are some parents worried about their children who cycle to school.

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“Parents’ income is not the first criteria because our focus is to encourage them to use bicycles instead of motor vehicles,” he said during the Cycling Carnival here at Kampung Rantau Panjang today.

Chang Khim said that he will also propose to the Klang Municipal Council MPK) to build cycling lanes in Jalan Pekan Baru here at Taman Eng Ann for the convenience of cyclists in the area before expanding it to other locations.

He said that he will recommend the same programme to be extended to other areas across Selangor is the effort is successful.

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Prior to this, Chang Khim released about 250 cycling participants divided into two categories, recreational cycling and cycling for 27 kilometres.

Apart from cycling, the programme was enlivened with a variety of other events like slow cycling competitions, an exhibition of high-powered motorcycles, classic bikes and bikes of various models, sports, free health screening and sales.

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Sungai Pinang Assemblyman Channels RM20,000 to Buy 100 Bicycles, Overcome Traffic Congestion

KLANG, 30 Mar: The Assemblyman for Sungai Pinang, Datuk Teng Chang Khim, provided an allocation of RM20,000 for the success of the programme to encourage students around the area to cycle to school.

Chang Khim said that the allocation was provided to but about 100 bicycles to be donated to students interested in participating in the cycling programme, thus reducing traffic congestion and air pollution from smoke emission from vehicles such as motorcycles.

“The criteria for selecting students is first, their desire for cycling. That is important because if they refuse to cycle, there is no use for us to provide it, and also parents’ permission because there are some parents worried about their children who cycle to school.

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“Parents’ income is not the first criteria because our focus is to encourage them to use bicycles instead of motor vehicles,” he said during the Cycling Carnival here at Kampung Rantau Panjang today.

Chang Khim said that he will also propose to the Klang Municipal Council MPK) to build cycling lanes in Jalan Pekan Baru here at Taman Eng Ann for the convenience of cyclists in the area before expanding it to other locations.

He said that he will recommend the same programme to be extended to other areas across Selangor is the effort is successful.

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Prior to this, Chang Khim released about 250 cycling participants divided into two categories, recreational cycling and cycling for 27 kilometres.

Apart from cycling, the programme was enlivened with a variety of other events like slow cycling competitions, an exhibition of high-powered motorcycles, classic bikes and bikes of various models, sports, free health screening and sales.

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