Major street changes coming for Santo Domingo

Dolores

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After the successful experience of reverting several two-way streets in the Naco neighborhood, the authorities at the National District city government and the National Institute of Transit and Transport (Intrant) are seeking final clearance for more road direction changes in the capital city.



The rationale is that people spend too much in fuel and time in traffic jams. Alexandra Cedeño, speaking for Intrant during a Zoom public hearing, said the street direction changes are expected to reduce congestion by 38% as the city takes steps to be more pedestrian and cyclist-friendly. The changes come after the drafting of the Urban Mobility Plan of Greater Santo Domingo (PMUS, 2019).



Cedeño stressed city streets in the Expanded Central Polygon area of Santo Domingo are “saturated.” She says the area has little public transport, and most people rely on their private vehicles to get...

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PJT

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This is a head-scratcher. The government had plenty of time during the early stages of the state of emergency to make street direction changes without disrupting traffic. File under opportunity lost.


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Andre14615

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This is a head-scratcher. The government had plenty of time during the early stages of the state of emergency to make street direction changes without disrupting traffic. File under opportunity lost.


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yeah this makes no sense but when you see how theyre handling this epidemic it makes perfect sense. btw, something needs to be done. it takes me 30 minutes or more just to go 4 miles during the day.