Church Street to become pedestrians' paradise

BENGALURU: The new-look Church Street could also be closed for visitors between 5pm and 11pm each day. A meeting of government officials and professionals regarded as the proposal to permit more pedestrians to make use of the road.
Mahendra Jain, additional chief secretary, city building division, stated the 715-metre side road, renovated under the TenderSURE style and paved with patterned cobblestones, has been extensively favored by means of pedestrians.

"At a recent meeting with urban experts and officials, we came up with partial pedestrianisation of Church Street for a few hours daily. There were suggestions to close the street for vehicular traffic in the evening, preferably between 5pm and 11pm. This would allow pedestrians to experience the beauty of the street and enjoy their outing. We'll meet other stakeholders and hope to implement the plan," he added.

Plan was once to near Church St for visitors on weekend’

Church Street, with around 50 eateries and pubs and bars, has been re-laid with wider footpaths and better proper of manner with comparable infrastructure over the past 12 months.

Jain stated the initial idea was once to near Church Street for visitors all over weekends. “While we can nonetheless do this, the theory is to open the road just for pedestrians each day, even it’s just for a few

hours. As we now have plans to redevelop the streets attached to Church Street, like Museum Road, Brigade Road and MG Road, on a an identical development, there can be a just right community of walking streets within the house sooner or later,” Jain added.

Parking ban?

Parking was once disallowed on Church Street and the forums at designated spots were masked in white subject matter on Tuesday.

BBMP mayor Sampath Raj stated he does now not know why it's been executed and can test. "We even had reserved slots for ladies,” he stated.

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