LAHORE– Commissioner Lahore Division Dr Mujtaba Piracha said the provision of best public transport is the key to solve maximum issues of traffic management in the provincial capital.
He said the installation of signals or constructing free corridors in the city must be devised to ease traffic and pedestrians keeping in view the number and type of traffic.
Chairing a meeting in his committee room regarding traffic issues in Lahore and traffic management, the commissioner directed to identify all the black spots regarding traffic problems in city.
He said planning of drawing out storm water accumulated on the road to the nearest green areas, must be part of every road project in the city.
Pircaha said the Lahore Administration was trying to devise better practicable traffic management in Lahore keeping in view present and future needs.
He said meeting would recommend the authorities to reconsider the Khayaban e Firdousi project.
He appreciated the briefings presented by urban unit, Punjab Safe City and consultant named Professor Attique Ahmed from NCA.
DG Rescue 1122 Dr Rizwan Naseer, Additional Commissioner Lahore Mohammad Suhail Khawaja, Chief Traffic Officer Lahore Captain (retired) Liaqat Ali Malik, Professor Attique Ahmed NCA, Chief Engineer LDA Mazhar Khan, R A Qazi DPM NESPAK and officers of PSCA, Highways, Urban Unit, TEPA, LRRA and Police participated in the meeting.— LAHORE MIRROR