One-way traffic system to ease congestion in Cameron Highlands

One-way traffic system to ease congestion in Cameron Highlands

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IPOH: The one-way visitors system, carried out at two main places in Cameron Highlands - at KM64 heading in the direction of Brinchang and at KM65 in the direction of Tanah Rata - is a vital step to assist scale back visitors congestion within the space, in accordance with Cameron Highlands police chief DSP Hasadid A. Hamid.

He stated though street congestion nonetheless occurred after the system was carried out three days in the past, it solely occurred on the Tanah Rata street heading in the direction of Kea Farm.

"From observations made throughout this era, Cameron Highlands was experiencing further visitors quantity in comparison with regular working days.

"Nevertheless it additionally confirmed a slight lower in comparison with the state of affairs earlier than the place the congestion occurred in each instructions," he stated in a media assertion Sunday.

Lately, he launched a press release on the implementation of the trial run of one-way visitors system on two main places for a period of 1 month from March 17 to April 16.

In accordance with Hasadid, a full research can be carried out by the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM), Public Works Division (PWD) and Cameron Highlands District Council (MDCH) throughout this trial interval to find out its effectiveness.

He stated the research of one-way visitors system was not solely carried out throughout faculty holidays however it might embrace weekdays and weekends.

"The proposed trial run for one-way visitors system in Brinchang is the perfect various to assist scale back congestion, particularly throughout faculty holidays," he stated.

He additionally didn't deny the primary explanation for visitors congestion in Cameron Highlands was because of the enterprise centre in Kea Farm which was loacted on the primary street.

He added that amongst steps taken to scale back visitors congestion included MDCH's plan to relocate the Kea Farm enterprise centre to a brand new website full with 200 parking tons; stationing policemen to watch and to assist ease the visitors move from 8am to 9pm; improve street signages by PWD; and the relocation of the Brinchang night time market to Sungai Ruil.

Hasadid stated the implementation of one-way visitors was nonetheless within the trial stage and hoped for cooperation from the group find answer to this drawback.

He additionally suggested the general public to not make hypothesis and think about the assertion from Regional Setting Consciousness Cameron Highlands (REACH) president R.Ramakrishnan in an area newspaper as unprofessional.

On Friday, Ramakrishnan was reported to have stated that the residents have been sad with the implementation of the one-way visitors system. - BERNAMA

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