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Motorists Can Take a Walk, No Rethink on Road Width



There will be no rethink on the width of carriageways and footpaths on St Marks's Road, Cunningham Road, Museum road and Vittal Mallya hospital road, the government has said.

"What has started cannot be undone," the Bengaluru district in-charge minister Ramalinga Reddy told ET. He was reacting to questions being raised on narrowing of carriageways on these roads following widening of footpaths and bicycle lanes. "Pedestrians are as important as motorists in a city like Bengaluru. We expect vehicle traffic volume to increase in the future and we need footpaths for pedestrians as well. We need to strike a balance," he said.

Read more at: The Economic Times Motorists Can Take a Walk, No Rethink on Road Width

Contributed by Yichun Tu


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