DBKL city center traffic congestion study; To look at heavy vehicles,

Crowded traffic in Petaling Jaya, Selangor

The Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) will conduct a detailed study on how to reduce traffic congestion in Kuala Lumpur, which is becoming increasingly critical. Has been named Report

Federal Territory Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Jalaluddin Alias ​​said the focus would be on some aspects, including traffic light adjustment and parking management system, that have hampered traffic flow.

“The traffic light system in the city center is now being operated by two different companies. These agencies need to have good communication to ensure that traffic lights are synchronized for all routes to and from the city. If there is an urgent need, there is a possibility [that DBKL will] Don’t use two different systems, “said the deputy minister of federal territory.

The results of the study will be presented at a post-cabinet meeting of the Federal Territory Ministry, Jalaluddin added. Traffic in the federal capital is monitored and operated by the DBKL Kuala Lumpur Command and Control Center (KLCCC) unit, formerly known as the Integrated Transport Information System (ITIS).

Other issues to be looked into, he said, include the entry of heavy vehicles into the city, businesses operating in unauthorized areas and the attitude of road users.

“I do not guarantee that traffic congestion will be 100% resolved [the study] This has been done so that the situation does not get heated, ”said the Deputy Minister.

This morning, a stagnant cement lorry increased traffic on the East-West Link Expressway in Cheras, as it was stuck in the left and center lanes of the highway. Existing traffic laws state that slow-moving vehicles are not permitted during peak traffic on Kuala Lumpur roads and have been in the book since 1995.

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