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Delhi needs tough laws on parking

18 August 2011

NEW DELHI: The national capital, which is facing a major parking problem, needs a stringent policy to curb the increasing number of private vehicles in the city, experts have said. They have suggested measures that include differential parking rates as per location. Parking space accounts for 10% of urban land in Delhi.

At a a workshop organised by the Centre for Science and Environment on Wednesday to discuss the ‘Parking Policy in Delhi’, they said that parking should be made free for cyclists who use the Delhi Metro and made cheaper for cycle rickshaw owners as rickshaws are used by people to reach Metro stations.

“There are more than 6.9 million vehicles in the city and the number is increasing at an alarming rate of 10% every year. High pricing will discourage people to use their vehicles,” said E. Errampalli Madhu of Central Road Research Institute…..

Read more: http://www.hindustantimes.com/Delhi-needs-tough-laws-on-parking/Article1-734462.aspx

 

 
 
 

almost 10% of urban land in Delhi.

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Written by csirindia

August 18, 2011 at 10:09 pm

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