Mayor Firea proposes that buses, ambulances and bikes share tram lines

Georgeta Gheorghe 04/01/2018 | 11:37

Bucharest Mayor Gabriela Firea has proposed that buses, ambulances and bikes share the space used by trams in order to help improve congestion rates in Bucharest and ease traffic in the Romanian capital.

Firea has already taken steps to implement the measure. For instance, the tram lines on Calea Mosilor in Bucharest have already been provided with a fence so that outside traffic cannot interfere. In exchange, this is where the ambulances and buses will run, and the trams will have to share their space with the latter.

Moreover, cars cannot cross the tram lines at certain junctions, as it was the case previously.

“Bikers will enter these one way paths. By taking the one way path they will reach their destination quicker than on the road,” the mayor said.

However, the measure is criticised by many of those who use bikes to commute in the city, who believe the measure puts them in danger and slows down trams as well.

Nevertheless, the city hall will continue to implement its measure and will put fences on tram line 16, 1, and 32. Bucharest Police said they approved the fences.

BR Magazine | Latest Issue

Download PDF or read online: November 2022 Issue | Business Review Magazine

The November 2022 issue of Business Review Magazine is now available in digital format, featuring the main cover story titled “Samsung Remains Top Consumer Tech Provider on Romanian Market.” Read
Georgeta Gheorghe | 29/11/2022 | 10:17

    You will receive a download link for the latest issue of Business Review Magazine in PDF format, based on the completion of the form below.

    I agree with the Privacy policy of business-review.eu
    I agree with the storage and handling of my data by business-review.eu
    Advertisement Advertisement
    Close ×

    We use cookies for keeping our website reliable and secure, personalising content and ads, providing social media features and to analyse how our website is used.

    Accept & continue