Hyderabad: The Association for Democratic Reforms states that 30 per cent of respondents in the urban areas of Telangana state considered traffic congestion was an important issue. It might influence voters of urban areas it said.
According to the survey, 71 per cent respondents thought that better employment opportunities was an issue followed by noise pollution and water and air pollution.
As many as 31 per cent respondents felt that better public transport was an issue and 30 per cent traffic congestion.
Mr Rohit, who travels from Secunderabad to Hitec City daily, said, “The SRDP has helped immensely in decongesting traffic. However the clogging of traffic still remains a concern.”
Ms U. Prathibha, a resident of Begumpet, mentioned that though many aspects in the city had improved, the roads had not and traffic congestion was worse. She added “Hyderabad being the capital of the state, frequent visits of Union ministers and the regular meetings, during the elections, have become a nightmare for road users.”