Encroachments danger for commuters
Islamabad: Encroachments have become hazardous in populated areas of Bara Kaho due to negligence of the administration and inattention of elected representatives.
Encroachments have become big problems for the pedestrians and transporters on Col. Amanullah Road, Bazaar Stop, Simli Dam Road, Kiyani Road, Bhera Pull and other areas of Bara Kaho.
"Vendors and their stalls are hampering the smooth traffic flow and causing road accidents", said a local resident.
All the encroachers have established their business by placing stalls in front of the shops.
Citizens several times called attention of the administration towards this issue but no action was taken from the administration up till now.
Residents, transporters and civil society demanded of higher authorities to take action against the encroachments in various areas of the city.
Islamabad: The dysfunctional traffic signals creating enormous problems for the commuters of the capital city while traffic wardens deployed over these signals allow each side to go according to their own will without taking care of time which causes traffic jam.
Due to the load-shedding most of the signals in the city often remains dysfunctional, whereas at some signals warden of Islamabad traffic police are deployed while there are no personnel's deployed at most of the signal to control heavy flow of traffic.
"The personnel's of ITP does not care of time due to which the commuters had to stop for long time", Jahanzaib Khan a commuter complained added that long queues of traffic could be witnessed on these signals due to the negligence of the traffic wardens.
Rehan Abbasi, one of the commuters said that the long queues on traffic signals also causing inconvenience for ambulances, because it was not possible for ambulance and other emergency vehicles to rush through the heavy traffic.
Another commuter said that it is not possible for one warden to control the heavy flow of traffic and suggested that it is necessary to deploy at least three to four personnel's at each signal.