Special traffic management plan for Delhi during C’Wealth Games

July 27th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): The Delhi Traffic Police has drawn up a detailed Traffic management Plan for managing traffic during Commonwealth Games-2010 to be held in the national capital, the Government informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

The Traffic Management Plan has been formulated by Delhi Traffic Police to provide safe, rapid, orderly and efficient mobility to all categories of road users during the Commonwealth Games, 2010, particularly to vehicles carrying players, dignitaries attending the Games and spectators coming to witness the events.

In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Maken mentioned the salient features of the measures are as follows:

a) To ensure seamless movement for all Games related traffic, including VIP movements.

b) To identify routes for participants, VIPs etc from the International Airport to the Games Village/hotels and from the Games Village to the various venues.

c) To operate a dedicated lane for accredited CWG vehicles.

d) To provide for alternate/diversionary routes to allow the normal city traffic with minimum dislocation.

e) Parking and traffic circulation arrangements at all venues, including media centre, airport, railway stations, ISBTs, hotels and places of tourist interest etc.

f) To promote integration of public transport, including Metro Rail etc.

g) To discourage use of private modes of transport.

The minister informed that the trial of such measures to test their adequacy in coordination with the stakeholders is an ongoing process.

Delhi Police is in readiness to put to test the Traffic management Plan for the Commonwealth Games-2010, he added. (ANI)

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