Lagos Announces Plans To Boost Non-motorised Transport Infrastructure

The Lagos State Government has announced the construction of certain infrastructure to ensure the seamless implementation of the Non-Motorised Transport Plan (NMT).

Speaking at the State maiden edition of “Car Free Day”, the Governor of Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, revealed that in the construction of some of the terminals, bicycle parking has been included to encourage the citizenry to embrace NMT, adding that his administration is making tremendous efforts to make transportation in the State more effective, efficient and sustainable through its several infrastructural, policy, and institutional reforms to curb the looming dangers of the climate change.

The Governor, who was represented by the State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, explained that the Car Free Day was an avenue for a city like Lagos to appraise the state of its road network and create an innovative way of making Non-Motorised transportation equitable, effective and sustainable in the State.

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