Published by GBC News A project to provide pedestrian and cycling infrastructure in the area of Europort has been granted outline planning permission by the Development and Planning Commission. The Ministry of Transport says this forms part of its Active Travel Strategy.
The project at Europort Avenue, Europort Road and Euro City Passage includes access and drop-off zones for the new schools in the area, with a one-way traffic system, landscaped green areas, and a bicycle lane. The Ministry of Transport says this will link up with the larger Active Travel Strategy vision to provide segregated bicycle infrastructure where possible, along with links to quieter streets where space does not permit bicycle lanes.
The Ministry says the project will create an environmentally pleasing landscaped area with shade for pedestrians, adding its aim is to encourage people – especially schoolchildren – to walk or cycle safely. It says the project will take onboard DPC feedback and progress to the next planning stage in due course.
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