Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) continue efforts to make Petaling Jaya a green
and sustainable city through a program PJ CAR FREE DAY or Petaling Jaya Car
Free Day on 15 April 2017 from 6.30 am to 12.00 am.
The purpose of this program is one of conservation of energy and resources to
reduce the use of vehicles so as to control air pollution in the city. The program is
also in line with the Selangor State Government to reduce carbon consumption in a
In addition, MBPJ also want to promote bike paths that have been provided around
the City Center, Petaling Jaya. Cycling is one of the PJ-ECOMOBILTY project which
was launched last year as part of the Local Agenda 21 initiatives Petaling Jaya to
achieve a low-carbon city that is LOW CARBON CITIES FRAMEWORK (LCCT) and
the five-year plan CARBON TRUST UNITED KINGDOM.
In the meantime, the program also provides an opportunity for civil society to
undertake community activities with the family around City Center, Petaling Jaya.
Among the activities held was AMAZING RIDE SMART & (Cycling “Treasure Hunt” Group), COLOR WALK, aerobics, coloring contests, performances buskers, sports,
performing arts and various other cities.
The Council hoped that through this program, people will support the efforts of the
Council in realizing the goal of a low carbon, green and free of obstacles. The goal of
the Council on the future of local communities prefer to use public transport, cycling,
horseback hybrid and other environmentally-friendly initiatives.