SINGAPORE: The second run of Car-Free Sunday SG will take place this Sunday (Mar 27), and will have longer hours of road closures and walking, running and cycling routes.
Roads within the Civic District and parts of the Central Business District (CBD) will be closed to traffic and the streets will be given over to walkers, joggers and cyclists. Family-friendly activities as well as sports and fitness sessions will be hosted in the adjacent spaces, according to a press release issued on Wednesday by various Government agencies.
Roads will be closed to traffic starting at a later time and over a longer duration, from 7.30am to 10am instead of 7am to 9am. The walking, running and cycling route will now include Esplanade Drive, forming a 5km car-free stretch – comprising St Andrew’s Road, Stamford Road, Esplanade Drive, Fullerton Road, Shenton Way and Robinson Road.
Connaught Drive will be closed from 7.30am to 7pm to host a variety of community sporting events and activities, according to the press release.
Presented by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), Land Transport Authority (LTA), National Parks Board (NParks), National Arts Council (NAC), Health Promotion Board (HPB) and Sport Singapore (SportSG), Car-Free Sunday SG will take place on every last Sunday of the month for six months from February to July 2016.