According to sources not willing to be identified, Bangalore traffic police is toying with the idea of imposing ‘invalid parking’ fine on all vehicles that are halted in traffic jams. The consulting firm that suggested this initiative projected that the annual collections will shoot up between 10.3 – 12.4 times their current collections.
It may also motivate the drivers who get stuck in jams to find innovative solutions to avoid traffic snarls.
Pilot / trial implementation may have already started.
This idea surely beats the Delhi ‘odd-even’ solution to manage traffic.:-)
Bangalore Traffic is also planning to use this initiative to apply for the ‘Most Jugaadu Innovation of the year’ award instituted by Daily Jugaad.
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