Brazilian firm assists Greater Santo Domingo with traffic improvement

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The National Institute of Transit and Land Transportation (Intrant) says it has contracted through the Ministry of the Presidency’s Trust for the Development of the Mass Transport System in the Dominican Republic (Fitram) with the Brazilian firm Imtraff.

The company is assisting Intrant with artificial intelligence to determine how to improve the transit system in Greater Santo Domingo. Hugo Beras, director of Intrant, says that significant changes are forthcoming. The Intrant continues to consider converting two of the most important north-south connecting roads, the Abraham Lincoln and Winston Churchill avenues into one-way avenues.

In addition to the Abraham Lincoln and Winston Churchill, the plans calls for intervening several other main avenues, included the John F. Kennedy, Máximo Gómez, Ortega y Gasset, 27 de Febrero, George Washington (Malecón)...

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Come into my parlour said the spider to the fly ... So the DR has been lured into a contract with another Brazilian company which seems quite brave after the last major contract . There have been plans announced for changes in these streets going back to the first Danilo administration and indeed some of the streets mentioned are already one way streets . It does seem to me rather strange that the DR has to ask a Brazilian firm what they think about turning Lincoln and Churchill into one way streets . Why not simply give it a three month trial ??