Though the traffic police officials reiterated that the traffic congestion in colombo city is mainly due to the unlawful driving habits of the drivers, the actions they have taken to address this problem is not visible.
(major artery) speed is around 10-15 kms/hr within colombo city traffic congestion may be considered a problem, by many, they often fail to see the extent of its impact on the community. Frustration of slow moving traffic is also becoming a serious social problem strategies for managing traffic congestion road users and political leaders need to be appraised what options there are for colombo or any other city to manage traffic congestion these management strategies could be discussed under short term and long term options. Of colombo city and also in many parts of the colombo district, traffic congestion is a regular feature indicates quite clearly that the present level of v ehicle ownership therein, cannot be.
Roads are full with traffic congestion as an average 250,000 vehicles, made up of 15,000 buses, 10,000 trucks and 225,000 private vehicles, enter colombo daily around 27 million vehicles are on the roads, though the number of vehicles registered was over 44 million vehicles. Lanka c news reported that the authorities have paid their attention on widening the by roads in the city of colombo, and to direct the motor vehicles to travel on those roads, to minimize the heavy traffic congestion on the roads of the colombo city.
Two major traffic peaks in the morning and afternoon obviously, school trips and work trips and jointly create the morning peak during 730 am to 830 am towards the direction of the city while the return school trips and work trips create congestion towards city outbound direction during 130 pm to 230 pm and 430 pm to 530 pm respectively. Private bus owners claim that severe traffic congestion in the colombo city limits is posing several problems to the public transport service speaking in this regard, president of the lanka. 8 ways to reduce traffic in colombo most of the country's posh schools are in the heart of the city, and part of the prestige comes with the colombo 3/7 location most local schools used to have a zonal requisition, but that system, like our spirits, broke yonks ago it looks like colombo's problems aren't going anywhere just like.
“how to ease traffic congestion in colombo and suburbs” @ opa auditorium on 20 th june 2017 @ 6pm unpalatable decision of ridding colombo and suburbs of three wheelers will not be a permanent solution to this problem in order to return colombo to be a livable city, with the expected increase in population by 150,000. Politics apart, the apathy on the part of the authorities could be attributed to the traffic congestion, especially, in colombo and its suburbs precious man hours are lost on irrelevant issues such as, political discussions in the workplace, when human capital could be better utilized to develop the economy.
A proper town plan, friendly public transport facilities and a sufficient operational traffic system is needed to resolve the current congestion in the colombo city india, which has a high population density, is addressing the problem by directly increasing state investment in the public transport system, he said. 8 ways to reduce traffic in colombo it looks like colombo's problems aren't going anywhere just like your car at 6 pm in welawatta this could be replicated at key points across high traffic/congestion zones, eg nugegoda, peliyagoda, bamba, dehiwala, kalubowila etc etc.
Massive rs 32 bln loss due to traffic congestion:transport expert: by bandula sirimanna : sri lanka incurs a massive financial and man-hour loss due to traffic congestion as a result of no proper vehicular traffic in greater colombo areas and in 2009 this loss was estimated at rs 32 billion per annum.