Independence Street bus stop to be moved as of May 31

first_imgLocalNews Independence Street bus stop to be moved as of May 31 by: – May 12, 2012 Sharing is caring! Share Tweet Police Chief Cyril Carette (file photo)The police chief has announced another traffic change which will affect bus drivers and passengers who commute into the city of Roseau on a daily basis.Carette expressed concern regarding traffic congestion in Roseau particularly on Independence Street at a press conference recently, stating that bus drivers don’t adhere to traffic rules and regulations and this must be addressed.“For a while now we have been experiencing traffic congestion on Independence Street and we just realize that bus drivers have been stopping and parking on Independence Street in a willy-nilly fashion and we need to regulate traffic in the city of Roseau”.According to him, there is “on average fifty (50) vehicles coming into the country” on a monthly basis.To solve this issue of traffic congestion within the city the bus stop on Independence Street will be removed as of May 31st, 2012.“In order to alleviate traffic congestion on Independence Street we are from the 31st of this month moving the bus drop off point to the bus stop on Independence Street between the E. C Loblack Bridge and the Great George Street Bridge getting out of Roseau”.Bus drivers will now have to drop off and await passengers in that location. While he noted that this area is small and may not be able to accommodate all the buses, he believes that the bus system may need regulating.He also admitted that there is need for more bus stops within the city.Dominica Vibes Newscenter_img 26 Views   4 comments Share Sharelast_img

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