GCC Non-Motorised Transport Project Takes Shape

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The Gaborone City Council (GCC) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is working on an ambitious project to encourage the use of non-motorised transport in the capital city.

The manager of the project, Boatametse Modukanele told Monitor that the idea is to encourage people to walk or cycle for a reasonable distance. "We are not saying people should abandon their cars," he said.

He indicated that the project was commissioned last September and would be completed in August next year at an estimated cost of P12 million. The money would be mostly spent on infrastructural development and public awareness campaigns.

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