July 13, Colombo: Police said that vehicular movement will be restricted Sunday morning on several roads in Colombo for the 'Car Free Colombo' program launched by the Mayor of Colombo Rosie Senanayake and the Embassy of The Netherlands.
Accordingly, traffic will be restricted between 6.00 a.m. and 12.00 noon on roads in Colombo 07 including Independence Avenue, Green Path and Marcus Fernando Mawatha.
'CarFreeCMB' is scheduled to take place on Sunday, 14 July from 6.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon, while the initiative aims to reduce the publicís dependence on motor vehicles while promoting a healthier and more sustainable urban lifestyle.
Accordingly vehicular movement along Green Path, Kannangara Mawatha, Independence Avenue, Maitland Crescent,
Sri Lanka Foundation Mawatha, and Marcus Fernando Mawatha.
Police said buses leaving Colombo from the Library Roundabout and area residents only will be granted access to these areas while other vehicles will have to turn right from the Library Roundabout travel to towards the Liberty Roundabout to reach Duplication Road.
Motorists and public using those roads during this time period are requested to use alternate routes to avoid inconveniences.