Pedestrians rue state of pavements

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

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Govt now eyes elevated U-loops, 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

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