The Delhi Police has recently released a traffic advisory for Noida, informing residents about the movement restrictions during the upcoming G20 Summit on September 9 and 10. However, it has been clarified that the entire city will remain accessible, with only a few areas under the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) facing limited movement. Additionally, the Moto GP India Grand Prix and the Uttar Pradesh International Trade Show are also scheduled to occur later this month.
To ensure smooth flow of traffic during these events, the Noida police met Google Maps India authorities on Tuesday.
That traffic report
According to a PTI report, the meeting was held to review plans to issue a Noida traffic advisory focusing on routes and diversions for upcoming events in Noida and Greater Noida, where the Moto GP and Uttar Pradesh International Trade Show would be held. A traffic flow plan, all routes and reroutes are also being prepared. The report further states that major parking lots, points of interest and hospitals will be marked on Google Maps for easy access by the public during peak hours.
“It has been agreed that points of interest, major parking lots such as the MotoGP 2023 North Zone, West Zone, South Zone and East Zone of the venue (Buddha International Circuit) and major hospitals will also be marked on the Google map.” the statement said.
The meeting, held at the traffic police office in Sector 14A, was held on the orders of Superintendent of Police Laxmi Singh and was attended by DCP (Traffic) Anil Yadav and Google Maps India officials Kanwardeep Singh and Jitendra.
“There was a detailed discussion on the exemptions and traffic advisories to be issued during the G20, Moto GP 2023 and UP International Trade Show 2023 events so that the general public does not have to face traffic problems during these important and international programs. At the same time, the traffic system should remain as smooth as possible. For this, important suggestions on all points,” according to the statement.
However, the work is not done yet. The police are now ready to meet the Apple Maps and Map My India officials, after which they will prepare full traffic bulletins and decide on routes and re-routes for future events.