Kampala. Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has said the that rehabilitation of the Old Taxi Park that started in May 2020 are now complete and the facility will be reopened for use on May 22.
A statement released on Friday by the Authority said the rehabilitation works of the 50-year-old taxi park had been done and that it would be reopened to full operation on May 22.
“Covid-19 outbreak, presented an opportunity to work on the park carpet area and immediate surrounding without interference from taxis that had been grounded due to a nationwide lock down,” the statement reads.
On May 7, 2020, KCCA embarked on the works that involved drainage improvements, parking area and embankment construction and beautification of the park.
But owners of illegal structures surrounding the park have been notified of demolitions. Also installation of an access control system, labelling of stages; and election of taxi operators’ leadership on park governance and route origin charts will have to be sorted before reopening.
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