Ludhiana: City residents are harried a lot as most of the footpaths are in pathetic condition and several roads are not without footpaths or separate lanes for the pedestrians or cyclists. Several accidents take place on the roads as people do not have the space to walk on roads.
Footpaths near railway station are in miserable condition as most of them are broken and people are using the path as a urinating place. Due to lack of footpaths on the roads, people have the fear to walk on the roads as several cases of accidents are often reported in Ludhiana.
The stretch from Bharat Nagar Chowk to Bus Stand is not having footpath as several visitors cross everyday from this road. Due to the busy road, cyclists and pedestrians cannot cross freely. If these people cross the road the traffic snarls take place as Bharat Nagar traffic lights are most busy traffic lights in Ludhiana.
There are several footpaths which are broken from past many years and concern authorities have not initiated any step to repair the footpaths. The stretch of bus stand does not have footpath which reveals very poor infrastructure as several people visit Ludhiana bus stand on regular basis.
Several commuters and cyclists do not have the space to cross the way as there is huge traffic on the roads of city. Due to this, traffic snarls take place in every different road of the city.
Many of the footpaths are seen encroached by the people that are causing problems for the pedestrians and resulting in traffic jams on some of the busiest roads of the city.
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