Around 99 per cent of the pedestrians of the capital feel that there are not enough pedestrian-friendly pavements in the city, according to the findings of a survey. They also rue a dearth of traffic signs and signals, foot over-bridges, underpasses and zebra crossings as well as poor enforcement by the police. Around 50 per cent of pedestrians feel that the absence
Underpasses in the capital city are in a shabby condition and are failing to
serve the pedestrians for lack of proper maintenance.
Users have alleged that neither the Dhaka South City Corporation, nor the Dhaka North City Corporation properly monitor and maintain the underpasses,
Study shows ride from Azimpur to Gabtoli to take 15 mins
The government has undertaken a Tk 775 crore project to construct elevated U-turns and underpasses for an uninterrupted traffic flow between Azimpur and Gabtoli.
Once the project is implemented, a ride from Azimpur to Gabtoli will take only 11 minutes instead of current 78 minutes, suggested a study by Buet