Pune : Leader News Service : On Saturday (24th), the Municipal Corporation took up the task of removing the BRT from the city road, which has been closed for the past three years. Therefore, the motorists facing traffic jams on this road will get relief.
The Municipal Corporation has arranged BRT on various roads in the city to make the journey of PMPML buses, which are the main part of the city’s public transport, faster and easier. This also includes BRT between Yerawada and Kharadi.
However, this road has been closed for the past three to three and a half years, and as this road is not continuous, there was a lot of traffic congestion on the city road. There was a demand to remove the BRT from the city road to solve this traffic jam. According to this demand, the Municipal Corporation, PMPML, Traffic Police Administration conducted a joint inspection. After this inspection, it was decided to remove BRT from Yerawada (Gunjan Chowk) to Vimannagar Phoenix Mall. Implementing this decision, the Municipal Corporation took up the task of removing the BRT on Saturday.
I was constantly demanding that BRT should be removed to solve the traffic congestion on city roads. This question was also raised in the legislative petition. Finally, the Municipal Corporation and the Traffic Police decided to remove the closed MBRTF from Gunjan Chowk to Viman Nagar on a trial basis. This will help in solving traffic jams on city roads.
– Sunil Tingre, MLA, Vadgaon Sheri
Removal of MBRTF from Yerawada (Gunjan Chowk) to Vimannagar Phoenix Mall on Nagar Road started on Saturday. BRT was closed due to metro works. So it was decided to delete this route on an experimental basis. This decision has been taken after discussion between Divisional Commissioner, Municipal Commissioner and Traffic Police.
– Vikas Dhakane, Additional Commissioner, Municipal Corporation
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