Goodlands and Rivière du Rempart Taxis Protest Because Parking
9 July 2013 - lexpress.mu
A total disarray nearby parking areas in these two northern villages. Taxi drivers are raised because there is not enough space available that can park their vehicles.
They do not know where to park their cars. If they put them beside the road it would cause big traffic jams. A Riviere du Rempart, there are two parking lots one vis-à-vis the other. One can contain only a dozen taxis while the other forty is already based. One of the drivers, Devanand Ragoobar supports past, there was a place close to a green space where they could park. But for some time, a low wall was erected in the same place.
Devanand Ragoobar also shows that there have been discussions with the District Council of Riviere du Rempart to remedy this problem. However, for now, nothing concrete has been considered.
A Goodlands, the situation is more complicated. At least five streets are used by taxi drivers. This because the parking area is too far away from the village center. This situation, which becomes unmanageable to progressively creates a traffic jam all day long. Asked the chairman of the district of Rivière-du-Rempart, Anand Bahadoor admit that this is a real problem in Goodlands.The solution he says is to find a suitable site to build a parking area easily accessible to all.