Traffic & Transportation

  •  Existing Conditions 2000
  • Area under Transportation is 3% (Net Avg. 10-14%)
  • Total length of   network is 232 km
  • Congestion in the CBD with very high Volumes
  • All terminals goods and passenger (both inter city  and intracity are located in the CBD.
Strategy for 2021
  • Key to Improvement is decentralization of activities
  • Road Length increased to 506 kms (7.35%)
  • Definite Hierarchy of Roads proposed (200’,150’,90’)
  • Rapid Transit corridors have to be developed
  • Dood Ganga Road from Rambagh to Batamaloo
  • Baba Dharamdass to Neelam Chowk via Ganpatyar.
  • Rainawari to Bemina via Zaina Kadal, Kaka sarai.
  • Lasjan to Gangbug via Padshahi Bagh and Mahjoor Nagar.
  • Parimpora to Soura via Saidpora Achen.
  • Segregation of goods and Passenger Traffic
  • Proposed Motorway from  Galander to Narabal Via Wagoora, Machua, Humhama, Soibug(length 28kms)
  • Integrated Freight Centre proposed near Proposed Railway station
  • Segregation of goods and passengerTraffic
  • Regional Bus Terminals at Parimpora, Pantha Chowk, Soura, Nowgam
  • Proposed Minibus terminals at Parimpora, Panthachowk,Soura,Nowgam for efficient interchange.
Public Transport
  • Rationalization of routes and route optimization
  • Proposed Bus Bays and Laybys  in the CBD.
  • Proposed terminals  for point to point services at  20 locations
  • Proposed Multi Level parking in the CBD.
  • Major Parking Areas near bus and rail terminals.
  • Pedestrian  traffic
  • Segregation of pedestrian and automobile traffic.
  • Proposed Subways at Jahangir & Budshah Chowk.
  • Rail Based Transport System
  • Baramulla Srinagar Udhampur Railway Line
  • Railway Stations at Nowgam, Ompora and Pampore.
  • Corridors for Mass Rapid Transit System  reserved
  • Nowgam to Pandach  along bypass up to Parimpora across Jhelum to Saidpora and beyond to Pandach along North-South Corridor
  • Secondary Corridors from Saidpora to Jahangir Chowk via Safakadal and from Tengpora to Jahangir Chowk – These corridors shall be partly at grade and partly underground
  • Construction of   Bridges  at  Galander, Soiteng, Ganpatyar, Aali Kadal(Reconstruction), Parimpora, Mujgund over Jhelum
  • Reconstruction of   Bridges at existing or alternate locations  at   Nowpora, Dalgate, Gill Kadal, Saidpora, Mahjoor Bridge, Cement Bridge and Barbar Shah Bridge