A brand new, Dhs81 million, 8.4 kilometre cycle track near Meydan has just opened, and it’s free to use and open to the public.

Found in District One in the still-under-development Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City (which is just next to the Meydan Hotel), the cycle track took eight months to construct and opened to the public yesterday afternoon.

Oh, and how awesome is the view?

Also coming to the upscale community of District One in Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City is a lagoon, manmade beaches and a 14km boardwalk. The neighbourhood will be ready-to-move-into next year.

The picturesque new cycling track, which is also a running track and is lit at night by solar powered lights, is just a small part of Dubai’s development of cycleways, with the RTA planning around 900 km of tracks for safe cycling over the next few years. Areas they’re developing tracks in right now include Al Sufouh, Al Mamzar Park, Hor Al Anz and Mushrif Park.

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Keen to check out the new Nad Al Sheba track? Here’s a map:

 cycle track district one

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