The transport survey will be conducted under the umbrella of the Union MoHUA's 'Traffic4All Challenge'
In a bid to understand and rectify the problems of Indore's public transport system, a new traffic survey will be launched soon in the city. Under this initiative of the Indore Smart City, a detailed review of the questionnaire and public response will be done once the survey is completed. Using this information, effective measures will be taken to improve the traffic situation in the district.
Indore Smart City to participate in the 'Traffic4All Challenge'
Indore district is slowly going up in the list of cities with the worst vehicular traffic and if this has to be tackled, effective measures need to be taken soon. This is why the authorities have decided to execute a survey to create a responsive solution system for tackling the public transport woes. This step has been initiated under the umbrella of 'Transport4All Challenge' introduced by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA).
For the survey, a dedicated committee by the name Transport4All Task Force has been instituted. The District Collector, Municipal Commisoner and officials from Indore Smart City Development Ltd, police department, traffic department, Regional Transport Office, Indore Metro train office, Indore Development Authority Indore Municipal Corporation are a part of this agency.
Additional support from the personnel in Indore City Transport Services Limited, World Resort Institute NGO, Prime Route Bus Owners' Association, Auto Rickshaw & E-Rickshaw Association, Truck Association and Indore Truck Operators' and Transportation Association will also be provided.
Public transport vs Pandemic
Indore has managed to deal with the impact of the pandemic on public transport. Here also, the authorities of Indore displayed devoted commitment to ensure that all means of public commute, including buses, trains and other services such as shared autos and e-rickshaws were COVID-safe for maximum citizen safety.