Valpoi council to introduce traffic plan on trial basis



Valpoi civic body is finally gearing up to implement
traffic management plan in the town.

At a meeting presided over by the Valpoi Municipal
Council chairperson Akhtar Shah and attended by the council members Sayyad
Sarfaraz and Ramdas Shirodkar, officials from RTO, traffic police and officials
from PWD and mamlatdar office, it was decided to introduce the traffic
management plan on a trial basis for a month without any further delay.

Various issues that contribute to traffic logjams in
Valpoi town were discussed and accordingly it was decided to implement the
traffic plan for one month. It was highlighted that due to lack of proper
traffic management plan and increase in the number of vehicles, Valpoi was
witnessing traffic jams everywhere.

VMC chairperson Akhtar
Shah said that “we have studied the traffic situation and, hence, the council
will be implementing the traffic plan on a trial basis. It has been also
decided to introduce pay parking in main market area, besides deploying traffic
police personnel to monitor the spots marked as no parking zones in the town.”

Chief officer of VMC Anant Malik said that proper traffic
management plan is the need of the hour considering the rise in vehicles.

“I appeal to all
Valpoikars to cooperate with the civic body in implementing the plan. This plan
will certainly resolve all traffic issues and once pay parking is introduced,
the bottlenecks occurring due to traffic in Valpoi main market area will be

Source:: The Navhind Times

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