World Car Free Day

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  • Deputy Ambassador of the Netherlands to Tehran, Andre van Wiggen (C) is surrounded by cyclists in downtown Tehran on September 22, which marks World Car-Free Day.
On this day, ambassadors of four European countries to Tehran along with the city’s mayor Pirouz Hanachi rode bicycles on the streets. 2020-09-23 20:25

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Dutch diplomat: Various cities in Iran are capable of being bike-friendly

    TEHRAN – On September 22, ambassadors of four European countries to Tehran along with the city’s mayor hit the streets on bicycles on the occasion of the World Car-Free Day to encourage people to use public or non-motorized transport.

  • Envoys, Tehran mayor ride bikes to mark Car-Free Day 2020-09-22 18:26

    Envoys, Tehran mayor ride bikes to mark Car-Free Day

    TEHRAN – Ambassadors of four European countries to Tehran along with the city mayor Pirooz Hanachi hit the streets on Tuesday on the occasion of the World Car-Free Day.

  • World Car-Free Day: costly cars, cheap fuel to blame for air pollution  2019-09-22 19:30

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    World Car-Free Day: costly cars, cheap fuel to blame for air pollution 

    TEHRAN – Air pollution incurs financial loss of about 140 million rials (nearly $3,300) for each family in Iran annually, however both high-priced vehicles and low-cost fuel are to blame for the air pollution severely haunting big cities of the country, said Behzad Ashjaei, secretary of the technical inspection committee of the Department of Environment.