Slutsk District Executive Committee: “It is impractical to repair the borders in winter”

2012 2012-11-02T17:51:45+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

In October volunteers gathered more than 300 signatures of Slutsk residents under the demand to make pedestrian crossings more accessible.

The local authorities were proposed to install low borders which would provide a comfortable access to pedestrians with baby carriages, wheel-chair disabled and elderly people at nine pedestrian crossings.

Recently Tamara Blinova, an activist of the “Nash Dom” civil campaign, has received an answer from the Slutsk District Executive Committee: “It is inexpedient to carry out works to repair border stones at the intersections of pedestrian crossings with the traffic area is impractical."The officials promised just to consider the "question of repair of the border stones at pedestrian crossings during the drafting of the plan of the maintenance of the road network in 2013”, not to make it.

Before this, a member of het Chamber of Representatives Inesa Kliashchuk and the head of the commission on issues of budget, industry and social services of the Slutsk District Executive Committee Aliaksandr Zhylko told her that resolving this issue was beyond their powers.