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Traffic Control for Earth Day Run on April 1

National Geographic Earth Day Run will take place from 6 AM to noon on April 1. Around 17,000 participants are expected to compete in the half marathon, running, and walk events. The run course starts at Ketagalan Boulevard and finishes at Dajia Riverside Park.
 
Traffic measures will be implemented along affected roads before and during the event. The following is the schedule of the traffic control:
 

  1. Ketagalan Boulevard (between Chongqing S. Road and Gongyuan Road): Three east-bound lanes will be closed to traffic from 10 PM to midnight March 31; all lanes will be closed from midnight to 10 AM, April 1.
  2. Huaining Street (between Baoqing Road and Guiyang Street): All lanes will be closed from midnight to 10 AM, April 1.
  3. Gongyuan Road (between Changde Street and Guiyang Street): All lanes will be closed from 5:50 AM to 6: 50 AM, April 1.
  4. Ketagalan Boulevard (between Gongyuan Road and Zhongshan S. Road): All lanes will be closed from 5 AM to 7: 30 AM, April 1.
  5. Renai Road (between Zhongshan S. Road and Jinshan S. Road): All lanes will be closed from 5:50 AM to 7: 30 AM, April 1.
  6. Jinshan S. Road (between Renai Road and Jinan Road): Two inner north-bound lanes will be closed from 5:50 AM to 8 AM, April 1.
  7. Xinsheng Viaduct: All north-bound lanes will be closed from 4 AM to 8 AM, April 1. All south-bound lanes between Tonghe Street entrance ramp and Binjiang Street exit on Xinsheng Viaduct will be closed from 4 AM to 8 AM, April 1.
  8. Zhongshan Bridge (fork leading to Grand Hotel): The motorcycle slow lane will be closed from 6 AM to 8 AM, April 1.
  9. Dazhi Bridge (northbound) Mingshui Road ramp: closed between 6 AM to 9 AM, April 1.
  10. Beian Road (between Xinsheng Viaduct exit and Mingshui Road): The outer east-bound lane will be closed from 6 AM to 9 AM, April 1.
  11. Mingshui Road (between Beian Road and Lequn First Road): The outer east-bound lane will be closed from 6 AM to 9 AM, April 1.
  12. Lequn First Road (between Mingshui Road and Keelung River Evacuation Gate No. 16): The outer east-bound lane will be closed from 6 AM to 9 AM, April 1.
  13. Binjiang Street (between Xinsheng N. Road and Keelung River Evacuation Gate No. 10): Two lanes on the north side will be closed 6 AM to 8 AM, April 1.
  14. Keelung River Evacuation Gate No. 10: closed between 6 AM to 10 AM, April 1.
  15. Keelung River Evacuation Gates No. 8 and 9: flexibly closed between 6 AM to 10 AM, April 1, subject to actual traffic conditions.
 
Drivers are advised to be aware of the traffic control measures and plan ahead. Bus service in the control area will be suspended during the event. For information on diverted bus routes, please visit the Public Transportation Office website http://www.pto.gov.taipei/ (Chinese)