By: Huang Li-yun and Evelyn Kao
Taipei, Jan. 5 (CNA) Taipei will hold a series of events as part of Velo-city
Global 2016, a large international cycling conference, scheduled for Feb. 27-March 1 in Taipei, the city government’s Department of Transportation said Tuesday.
The city government will host a cycling event in Taipei on Feb. 28, with online event registration opening on Tuesday, the department announced at a press conference, adding that the quota for online applications was set at 3,000, while that of on-site applications was set at 1,000.
The event will include a bike parade, a cycling tour around Taipei, a fun contest for children and a pump track. An application fee of NT$200 will be charged to cover the cost of insurance, drinking water and food, a NT$100 meal voucher and a souvenir bag. [FULL STORY]