INFRASTRUCTURE SECTOR Policies of Sub Areas

Incremental Network Development:

In pursuance of the proposed long–term road network the authority will seek to promote an incremental approach to its overall development as a means of conserving resources and being responsive to proven demand for the service being offered. All proposed activities for road construction is phase out.

 

Eastern By Pass:

The Authority will afford high priority to the development of a limited access Eastern By pass to become a key link in the emerging national net-work of arterial roads and to relief the existing urban network.

Commuter Rail Network:

In the long term strategy Computer Rail Network will promote the development of commuter rail network, to serve the high-density sections of the main urbanized areas.

Subway Development Program:

There is no other way to ease the traffic flow and mass transit of future Dhaka but to have SUBWAY. The proposed subway lines will cover Jatrabari to Gabtoli, Jinjira to Mirpur, Madani Avenue to Mirpur Road (Beauty Cinema Hall), Fulbaria to Madartek, Gabtoli to Jahangirnagar University, Multi-modal Transport Terminal to Mirpur Road and Farmgate to Asadgate.

Water Transport Development Program:

Navigability of the encircling water-ways will enlite the old heritage of Dhaka and enhances the riverine recreational facilities in a great way. It has been prepared to efficiently utilise the natural opportunities with a view to:

  • develop navigability of the encircling waterway

  • develop intercity water transport system.