After ‘positive’ feedback, RTO to streamline all Sgr routes with numbers

Process to begin within next 10 days: Bukhari Regional Transport authorities on Thursday said they will begin the integration of all routes for minibus operators in Srinagar as well as the allocation of route numbers. Three routes have already been integrated to “streamline” the minibus service. Syed Shahnawaz Bukhari, the Regional Transport Officer (RTO) for … Read more

Lack of parking bays in Baramulla spurs traffic jams

Locals ask admin to remove encroachments from footpaths Lack of parking bays in Baramulla town is triggering roadside parking and traffic jams, residents said. Talking to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), locals said that Baramulla despite being a district headquarter lacks a designated parking place. “The administration had earlier designated roadside parking facilities for … Read more

Highway Reopens For 2-Way Traffic After 15 Hours Closure

Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the outside world, reopened after remaining closed for more than 15 hours following major stone-slide at near Dewal Bridge in Udhampur and blasting in Banihal, officials said on Wednesday. “From 20-12-2022, 1700 hours to 1700 hours on 21-12-2022, Jammu-Srinagar highway remained blocked for 12 hours … Read more

Minors Driving Vehicles: Police holding awareness programmes in schools to tackle menace, says IG Traffic

Inspector general of police Traffic, Vikramjit Singh on Wednesday said that to tackle the menace of minors driving vehicles, department is organising programmes in schools to make minors aware about the same, besides counselling is also done. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function here, Singh, as per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) … Read more

Ensure smooth passage to fruit laden trucks: IGP Traffic to SSPs

‘Horti deptt, associations to depute representative at Banihal, Qazigund for full transparency’ Srinagar, Sep 19 (KNO): Inspector General of Police (IGP), Traffic, Vikramjit Singh on Monday directed all the SSPs of traffic to take immediate necessary measures to ensure smooth passage to the fruit laden trucks. The directions were passed days after the Kashmir Valley … Read more

After 4 days traffic resumes on Srinagar—Jammu National Highway

Ramban, Jun 24 (KNO): Traffic movement on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway resumed on Friday evening after remaining suspended for four days due to landslides, triggered by heavy rains, officials said here.  Senior Superintendent of traffic police National Highway, Shabir Ahmad Malik told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that  the national highway is through for traffic … Read more