I want my sidewalk back.

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Re: I want my sidewalk back.

Post by Duncan » Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:25 pm

Yesterday I walked along street 110 past the old market at 5.30 in the morning before all the vendors had put their stuff out to sell on the footpath. What surprised me was ,,, that footpath is about 3 or 4 meters wide , so why am I always walking down the middle of the street.
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Re: I want my sidewalk back.

Post by timmydownawell » Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:12 pm

timmydownawell wrote:
Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:32 pm
newkidontheblock wrote:
Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:08 pm
The city needs public parking garages to make more parking space, just like any other big city. When businessmen figure they can make more money in building full parking garages vs. empty high rise apartments, the use of the sidewalk to park will continue.
That demolition site on the corner of 19 and 118 is reputedly to be a carpark, and there were plans to build an underground one under the Freedom Park/Old Market Park as well, if that's still going ahead.

Not that either is going to make a jot of difference to people running their businesses and parking on the footpath anywhere, let's face it.
They have been installing fence posts all around the Peace Park behind the Old Market the past few days. I guess the underground carpark is a happening thing?
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Re: I want my sidewalk back.

Post by John Bingham » Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:45 am

They have been building an underground car park in that park near Vattanac Tower for about two years.
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Re: I want my sidewalk back.

Post by fax » Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:55 am

Are they building it for Vattanac visitors or the 108 yolo car park gang?
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Re: I want my sidewalk back.

Post by timmydownawell » Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:48 am

John Bingham wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:45 am
They have been building an underground car park in that park near Vattanac Tower for about two years.
Correct, but only now are they starting on this huge section. There goes my green view!
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Re: I want my sidewalk back.

Post by Arget » Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:28 am

The fenced off Freedom Park a couple of years ago for the same reason but so far no progress there. Just cutting down on areas that could be used for protests maybe?
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Re: I want my sidewalk back.

Post by Duncan » Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:17 am

A Google translate says there will be more room for parking my Lexus.

Meanwhile back in the real world, what happened to the footpath on street 5 ?
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Pavement improvement plan on Mao Tse Toung Boulevard underway

The Phnom Penh Municipal Hall is studying the feasibility of a pavement improvement project along Mao Tse Toung Blvd. Hean Rangsey

Ry Sochan | The Phnom Penh Post
Publication date 20 November 2019 | 23:36 ICT

The Phnom Penh Municipal Hall is assessing a pavement improvement project along Mao Tse Toung Boulevard meant to provide ease of travel for disabled persons and pedestrians, Phnom Penh Municipal Hall spokesman Met Meas Pheakdey told The Post on Wednesday.

Meas Pheakdey said: “The cost of the project will be covered by the municipality. We want to improve the street and provide one that’s safe and convenient for pedestrians, especially to disabled persons apart from promoting the city’s beauty.

“This is not the first time [we’re implementing such a project]. We have [done the same on] the pavements of Russian Boulevard and Norodom Boulevard. We just widened and improved them. The priority, for now, is just the main streets and highways.

“We want to improve many of the existing pavements. We won’t have to widen the streets. Any place for us to walk, we’ll share,” he said.

People’s Centre for Development and Peace president Yong Kim Eng told The Post on Wednesday that the project would be good in reducing traffic congestion and improving people’s health through walking.

“We’ll have pavements that people can walk on. This would be encouraging to people who like to walk and to disabled persons who have trouble travelling. It is important to give them a space to walk on. It is a good thing,” Yong said.

He said the authorities also had to check that the pavements will not be used for purposes other than walking.

Meas Pheakdey said Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng had come up with a strategy to maintain pedestrian-friendly streets and prevent others from using the pavements for parking vehicles and displaying goods for sale.

On Thursday, the Phnom Penh Municipal Hall posted on its Facebook page that Sreng had met with Space Media Company to discuss the footbridge construction project.

The company is set to study the project with the Department of Public Works and Transport in Phnom Penh and the Department of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction.

The footbridge will be built at the confluence of Santhor Muk Traffic Light and Mao Tse Toung Boulevard to provide convenience to students crossing and avert possible traffic accidents.
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