The oft associated image of T Nagar’s Pondy Bazaar as a chaotic shopping hub where pedestrians jostle with vendors and navigate signboards (of shops) placed on the already cramped space of the footpath is all about to change. With the construction of a dedicated Pedestrian Plaza as part of the Chennai Smart City mission, the entire stretch is to get a makeover.
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The ambitious project aims to create a safe space for pedestrians and regulate traffic on Thyagaraya road. Apart from widening of the footpath, parking will also be revamped to a large extent. The completed pedestrian plaza is set to have seating areas, play elements for children, bike sharing and extensive green cover.
What are the various features designed as part of the plaza?
What changes can you expect after its completion?
This video will bring you details of all that is planned for the pedestrian plaza on Thyagaraya Road.