During the working visit to the Almaly district, Bakytzhan Sagintayev got acquainted with the state of utility networks, improvement and measures to reduce pedestrian injury and the number of accidents on the roads of the city.
In the district of Almaly, it is necessary to overhaul yards, develop gas supply, conduct seismic amplification of facilities and, above all, schools and kindergartens. In addition, repair of worn-out networks is required; private houses should be connected to the centralized sewage system. Solutions await questions of accomplishment and street lighting. The governor of the district is charged to prepare a clear action plan to resolve these issues.
Bakytzhan Sagintayev ordered to the district governor B.Torgayev to improve environmental management, carry out work on emergency trees and protect green spaces.
During a detour, B.Sagintayev got acquainted with the activities of Almaty Tazalyk and the progress of construction of a new production base. During the modernization, the base will be equipped with heated garages, a salt-dissolving unit, a sand-salt warehouse and a car wash. The main tasks of the enterprise are to maintain cleanliness in the city and to clean up garbage, to clean canals and storm sewers, to prepare for the upcoming winter period.
In addition, the Almaty governor considered the issues of ensuring the safety of pedestrians and road accidents on the roads. The governo set the task of arranging unregulated pedestrian crossings, their lighting. The head of the city inspected the progress of construction work on the modernization of the street. Zhibek Zholy, reconstructed by the concept “City for People”.
The issues of the effectiveness of traffic light regulation, the development of video surveillance systems.
In addition, B.Sagintayev checked the progress of road infrastructure reconstruction as part of the Action Plan to reduce road fatalities and injuries on Vision Zero Almaty. The program is aimed at improving safety on the roads and offers a change in approaches to reduce the number of deaths and injuries in road traffic accidents. The plan implies a change and adaptation of roads, streets, signs to the peculiarities of the behavior of road users, the safety of public transport.
As B.Sagintayev notes that during the development of the city it is necessary to observe the balance of interests of pedestrians and motorists.
On the same day, the head of the city examined the modernization course of the heating network introduced in 1985 along Tole bi street, which provides nearly half a million citizens with heat and hot water. This year, the reconstruction is carried out on the sections where there are the greatest risks of outbursts. The head of the city instructed to strengthen control over the quality of the work and the deadlines.
B.Sagintayev on the spot studied the issue of the state of irrigation ditch networks and city canals. The head of the city set the task to make an inventory of aryks and storm sewers and to reconstruct them. The causes of flood events and flooding of streets should be eliminated, the mayor of Almaty instructed. Issues of flood-hazardous areas are taken under the control of akim of the city. For the purpose of prevention, rapid response and elimination of consequences, a centralized system of work coordination will be introduced. This will be dealt with in detail by the Emergency Situations Department and akims of districts.
The governor of the city got acquainted with the activities of AlmatySpetsTechParking. The project takes into account the experience of major cities in the world, where the system of paid parking is used to streamline the parking of vehicles, the effective use of urban areas and create comfortable conditions for residents. To date, the city has 5909 parking spaces, of which 186 are for disabled. Management of parking space is carried out using a single centralized system, covering both the parking itself and the system of traffic management, interaction with public transport and car evacuation services.
During the visit of Almaly district B.Sagintayev spoke with representatives of the active youth of the city, participating in the realization of major projects for the development of transport and road infrastructure.
“I plan to meet with them to discuss ideas for transport development in the outlying areas of the city. I believe that interested active youth, youth and volunteer organizations should actively participate in the implementation of the most diverse development projects of our metropolis. I urge you to work together. City administrations and the executive committee of districts should be accessible, be able to hear and listen to the younger generation, ”said B.Sagitntayev.
During the visit of the district, B.Sagintayev specially visited the monument, opened in honor of the figure skater Denis Ten, and laid flowers.