It needs two yrs to restore discipline in public transport: Khokon
Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Mohammad Sayeed Khokon said, restoring discipline in public transport management in the capital and removal of traffic congestion are possible within two years if general people are conscious. The works for route rationalization and formation of company will be completed within very short time.
He said these at a press conference at the Nagar Bhaban in the capital on Monday.
Sayeed Khokon said, four and half thousand public transports cannot be possible to introduce in the capital in a single day. It is not possible to buy from an individual company. It needs time to do so. But citizen consciousness is very much needed to make capital’s road safe, remove traffic jam and to restore discipline in public transport sector.
He said, if car parking and up-down are made abiding by the rules then traffic jam will ease. Accidents will reduce if people are conscious.
Sayeed Khokon said, we will hold a meeting of the committee at the end of this month. We will introduce new buses in place of the old. Our target is to offer a city without traffic jam.
The government on Sunday issued the gazette on bus route rationalization committee. Mayor Sayeed Khokon was made the convener of the 10 member committee.
The Mayor said, committee will begin its work very soon. I think the work should be completed within two years. We will work accordingly.
Member Secretary of the committee Khondoker Rakibur Rahman, DSCC Chief Executive Officer Khan Mohammad Bilal and other officials were present in the press conference.