Sunday, July 28, 2013

Cars choking Sri Lanka, #publictransit the solution

Better public transport key to reducing city traffic congestion, experts say | The Sundaytimes Sri Lanka: "Sri Lanka incurs a huge economic loss of around Rs. 40 billion annually due to road traffic congestion and air pollution with too many vehicles on a limited road network.
File pic by Hasitha Kulasekera shows city traffic on a week day
Unless the authorities take measures to modernise and improve public transport, the country cannot curb this massive, unproductive cost, noted University of Moratuwa transport and logistics management expert Amal S. Kumarage."

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