NEW DELHI: With parking turning out to be premium in the city, the Delhi government is looking for ways for better management of parking lots. At a recently held meeting of the court-appointed special task force (STF) on traffic, the umbrella transport agency UTTIPEC made a presentation for a pilot project. The project, which will look to provide short-term and long-term parking solutions, will be undertaken on Vikas Marg. If successful, a senior government official said, the project may be replicated across the city.
"The project will be carried out after identifying on-surface parking for those who need to park for short-term like shoppers who come for an hour at most. The other kind of parking which may be an underground multi-level parking will be used for those who need to park for long-term. This includes the shopkeepers and residents of the area," an official said. The proposal has got an in-principle approval from the L-G, said sources and the finer details of the project are being worked out. Besides differential time slabs, suggestions have been made to keep a free parking zone for non-motorized vehicles and para-transit near the Metro stations. Parking for other vehicles would be demarcated from the station, said a source.