From Podil to Pechersk in Kiev plan to build a large walking ring

The project to create a pedestrian zone in the center of Kiev will begin in August-September of 2017.

This was announced by the head of Department of transport infrastructure KSCA Sergei Meisel, reports

“We plan to create a large pedestrian ring: St. Andrew’s descent – contract square – St. Sagaidachnogo – Postal square – pedestrian walkway – stairs Magdeburg law – a pedestrian-Bicycle bridge over the Vladimir descent – the Vladimir hill. Part of this route has already been created,” said Meisel.

According to him, the implementation of ideas should be near the Dnieper river to reorganize traffic, which will allow to avoid traffic jams.

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“We need to make without any traffic lights away from Vladimirskiy descent to Naberezhno-khreshchatytska street to the end to modify the roundabout at the intersection of Naberezhno-Khreschatytska and the Upper and Lower Shaft with their reconstruction,” – said the head of the Department.

In addition, on some streets the hem will create bikeways. The project also includes bike racks and Bicycle rental. According to Mazel, the arrangement of the pedestrian area will begin after the preparation of the project in August-September of 2017.

“We plan to do it for 9-10 months after project completion. Pessimistic plan is three years. Here it all will depend on the city, how it will Finance the implementation of the project,” he commented.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that the Metropolitan government plans to carry out reconstruction of the Kontraktova square and Sagaydachnogo street with the arrangement of the pedestrian zone. According to Klitschko, already before the Eurovision song contest will be released from the Mafs the territory of the Park # 3 on the contract and a public space.