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Almaty recently held its first open streets festival, allowing cyclists, dancers and athletes to take to the streets free of cars. (Photo: UNDP-GEF CAST)
How Grassroots Organizing Is Building a Bike Culture in Almaty
In Central Asia, cities have traditionally had parks and tree-lined streets to provide shade and attract pedestrians. Recently, however, pedestrian space has been sacrificed for more roads to accommodate the increase in private vehicles. Further, with cities prioritizing cars more ...