Are intersections causing congestion? | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, November 12, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, November 12, 2017

Are intersections causing congestion?

Though we have a number of flyovers now, they have brought no remarkable results in lessening the sufferings of the commuters in Dhaka. If you drive from Gulistan to anywhere in North Dhaka, you will come across an intersection every half a mile or so. These intersections are responsible for severe congestions.

I think our policymakers should commission researchers to find out a lasting solution to overcome congestions at the intersections as well as other gridlock-prone areas in the city. Turning some intersections into two-way crossings and creating detours (loops) may help lessen traffic jam.

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