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Chennai to get parking for 4 lakh cars, bikes

CHENNAI: The govt has come up with an ambitious plan to provide parking amenities to deal with two lakh four-wheelers and two lakh two-wheelers, keeping the population of 2045 in mind. The Rs 2,000 crore comprehensive integrated parking control venture, announced by way of deputy leader minister O Pannerselvam in the meeting on Friday, will contain setting up new amenities and making improvements to outdated ones in areas corresponding to at T Nagar, Koyambedu, Thiruvanmiyur, Velachery, Shenoy Nagar, Saidapet and Perungudi.

The venture, to be applied beneath the public-private partnership mode, will probably be financed by way of the Tamil Nadu Infrastructure Fund Management Cooperation. A commonplace policy on parking for all businesses can be framed, Pannerselvam stated.

Greater Chennai Corporation corporation commissioner instructed NewsTread that beneath the good town challenge, multi-level automobile parking amenities would arise at Sivanganam Street and Thanickachalam Road in T Nagar, and Uthamar Gandhi Salai (Nungambakkam High Road) and that some development had already been made on the proposed facility on Thanickachalam Road. “We had known about 44,000 identical automobile spaces throughout 471 bus path roads. The govt is introducing the policy, keeping in mind town’s vehicular population 25-30 years from now. Discussions for this had begun a number of years ago in meetings of Chennai Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (CUMTA). All businesses will probably be part of it,” he stated.

One of the major initiatives to be taken up beneath this will be the on-street parking control device which will make certain that parking on highway will probably be charged. “A pilot venture at Anna Nagar has already begun. Once this is applied across the town, want for multi-level automobile parking rather a lot and underground parking amenities will building up. So infrastructure for it will be developed. Chennai Metro Rail Ltd has already planned two underground parking amenities at Shenoy Nagar and Central stations,” stated an reputable.

A few urban planners, on the other hand, spoke in opposition to the proposal, pronouncing pumping in such a lot cash for parking infrastructure was once unnecessary. “Parking is a matter which needs to be managed and this is a main earnings generating source. Instead of spending such a lot on just one town, a policy should be framed,” stated an reputable.

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