The 12th annual cycling event ‘Giro di Sarajevo’ is set to take place in Sarajevo on Sunday from 1400 to 1700 hours.
This event involves a bike tour of cycling enthusiasts through the main streets of Sarajevo, with primary school ‘Skender Kulenovic’ in Dobrinja as the usual starting point of the route.
Streets on the route Dobrinja - Nedzarici - Sarajevo City Hall - Marijin Dvor will be temporarily closed for regular vehicle traffic until the bike tour is complete.
Traffic will be suspended between 1400 and 1600 hrs in the following streets: Bulevar Mimara Sinana, A Transverzala, Ante Babica, Bulevar Mese Selimovica, Zmaja od Bosne, Hiseta, Obala Kulina Bana, Telali, Mula Mustafe Baseskije, Marsala Tita, Vrbanja, Vilsonovo Setalište.
The event is organized by the Citizens’ Association for Promotion of Urban Biking ‘Giro di Sarajevo’, with the aim to make the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina a cycling-friendly place, particularly by pointing to the need to provide cyclists with urban bike lanes and with the right to an equal, active participation in traffic.
This year’s event also marks the end of the 2019 European Mobility Week.