In a joint meeting held at the City corporation office where officials from the Traffic Police, City Corporation, NWKRTC, RTO and Cantonment board officials participated and discussed the issue of traffic congestion in Belagavi city.
Even tough no concrete solution were put forward but the meeting does highlight the pity state of the traffic in the city.
Some points discussed :
Parking on widened roads will be stopped
Marking of Footpath and putting Grills
Basement to be used for parking only
Hawkers to be contained and Corporation needs to act on this
Ring road a must so that HTV traffic can be diverted
No Parking and Parking zones to be marked with lines
Bus drivers of NWKRTC will be told to stop at designated bus stops
Act on Illegal Share autos (Vadap)
4 bus terminals in city so that city bus service can be expanded
Parking in-front of KLE hospital and in-front of colleges was also discussed
No vehicle zone in Market
Khade Bazar to be made One way
There are specific areas where the Police must impose the ONE WAY rule again for smooth flow of traffic. Some one the many one ways which existed were removed after road widening but with the huge rise in the number of vehicles the authorities must rethink and impose One way again.
The Globe cinema circle is facing a lot of issues and with no Cops or signals it is a mess all the time.
Similar situation at Samadevi Temple corner and Gondhali Galli corner.