David Ndii Reveals Park and Ride System to Decongest NairobiPosted by On

The President’s Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) Chairperson David Ndii announced the government’s ambitious plan to decongest Nairobi City.

Ndii through a public statement made on Sunday, February 5, announced that the government plans to decongest the city by locking out private cars from Central Business District (CBD).

Owners of private cars will be forced to park their vehicles outside CBD and take public transport to the heart of the city.

A file image of Sarit Center car park.

A file image of Sarit Center car park.

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“We have planned for Park and Ride system in corroboration with Nairobi County Government,” the CEA Chairperson announced.

Park and Ride is a form of integrated transport that allows private transport users to park their vehicles at a large car park and travel into the CBD using public service vehicles.

The massive car parks are located outside the CBD so as to relieve traffic congestion along the roads leading into the city center.

Former President Uhuru Kenyatta’s government had on February 2022, revealed a similar plan to have a Park and Ride system at Thika Road.

This plan was first revealed by former Housing Principal Secretary Charles Hinga who indicated that the initiative would decongest the heavy traffic jam experienced in the area.

“To solve the traffic menace, the government is going to introduce a reliable alternative where you can drive to, for example, Kasarani and park your car there.

“The government will then provide alternative public transport in form of a…

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