Tag Archives: Parking

City government shelves public parking plan

FAISALABAD – The city government has shelved the long-awaited Rs 50 million public parking plan conceived by its predecessors to address the parking chaos in different areas. During the tenure of former City District Nazam Rana Zahid Tauseef, Rs 50 million were earmarked for the construction of four multi-storey parking plazas at Kutchehary Bazaar, Aminpur Bazaar, former municipal corporation house and Mayor House.
The city government has termed the proposed venues of parking

LUMS parking affecting DHA’s elite standards

LAHORE – Defence Housing Authority (DHA) residents and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) students are facing immense problems as the LUMS administration forces cars without parking stickers to be parked outside the campus and in front of houses, Pakistan Today has learnt. More than 150 cars are parked outside the campus on a daily basis irking residents of around 70 to 100 houses located opposite the varsity. Residents claim that the parking is affecting the beauty of

Meter parking system dies a natural death

LAHORE – As Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif loses interest, the City District Government Lahore (CDGL) has suspended the meter parking system at four places, which was designed to resolve parking problems and overcharging issues, Pakistan Today has learnt.
After the successful installation of the meter parking system at the Liberty Market and from the Shahdin Manzil to Mazjid-e-Shuhda, a plan was on the cards to install the system at Anarkali Bazaar, Panorama Centre, Lahore

LHC seeks Liberty Parking Plaza’s land record

LAHORE – Lahore High Court Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed on Tuesday directed the Punjab government and the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) to submit the original land map of Liberty Parking Plaza to ascertain whether or not the plaza has been constructed on the site of a public park or not.
On behalf of the LDA and the Punjab government, Khawaja Saeed Zafar submitted a reply, which said Liberty Parking Plaza has been constructed on non-utilized land and there was no park at all

Next time someone asks you for parking fee, make sure it’s legal

KARACHI – As there are hardly any car parking spaces in the densely populated city of Karachi, some opportunists have started making money by charging parking fee in different areas of the metropolis. Despite the fact that there is a ban on charging parking fee at open spaces in the city, the opportunists manage to extract between Rs 20 to 30 per vehicle from the public.
This business is under way in various areas of the city including Shahrah-e-Faisal, Nursery, PECHS and Saddar,

Liberty parking plaza opening on 30th

LAHORE: As part of the Lahore Development Authority’s (LDA) Urban Planning Vision 2015 initiative, the first-of-its-kind nine-storey parking facility, the “Park and Ride Plaza”, located at the Liberty Roundabout adjacent to the United Christian Hospital, is all set to be opened to the public on November 30, Pakistan Today has learnt.
The plaza was likely to be opened in October, but due to a delay in the delivery of material required for the building’s exterior, the Traffic and

Civil Secretariat’s parking lot is paradise for car thieves

The Punjab Civil Secretariat’s parking area has become a favourite place for car thieves owing to poor security and non-provision of parking slips to vehicle owners, causing a lot of inconvenience to visitors and government officers, Pakistan Today has learnt.
According to Islampura Police Station’s record, 39 motorcycles and 14 cars have been stolen this year from the Baba Ground-the official parking area of the Civil Secretariat. The number also included vehicles