Delhi Government launches park and ride bus service

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New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): Delhi Government on Wednesday launched a "Park and Ride" bus service for Central Government office complex to ease out parking problem and reduce inconvenience to visiting public and officials.

Inaugurating the service, Union Minister for Urban Development Jaipal Reddy said: "It would help visitors to Government offices who find it difficult to get parking+ slot in the compounds of Government buildings besides providing comfortable transport to the Government officials to visit other offices for meeting and other official work.

"The service will be free of cost till its trial run for the government employees and visitors to government offices who find it extremely difficult to get parking slot in the compounds of the buildings," said Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

The service has been started by the Ministry of Urban Development in collaboration with Govt. of NCT and CPWD.

Now the visitor to the Government offices can park their cars in the parking lot of C-Haxagon and take a bus ride to any of the Government building located on either side of Rajpath.

Similarly employees commuting through metro can take the ride from metro station to their offices. Government officers can visit other ministries without taking their official or personal car through the low floor AC bus under the service.

The service will start from C-Haxagon (India Gate) and will run to and fro various Central Government offices located on either side of Rajpath.

It will have two routes P-1 and P-2 in clockwise and anti-clockwise direction respectively. (ANI)

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