More like, the road 'in' 2025.Today, Technological advancement can be seen in almost everything around us, from a tiny chip to automobiles and heavy machinery, but hardly anything is done to roads. As far as indian roads are concerned, we first have to think about the EXISTANCE of roads. Some roads are beautifully constructed like The National highway to Goa. It is a pleasurable drive, but at the same time, lots of areas are not well networked like small towns and most of it is not paved yet.
Anyway, we are talking about the future so lets take a look at it.There are individuals coming up with numerous amounts of ideas to improve the road conditions and avoid harm and accidents. If you imagine what it would look like in the year 2025, the possibilities are limitless.
Thoughts of the youngsters -
When teenagers were asked about their expectations from roads in 2025, the responses were amazing as well as surprising because none were expecting any of the inventions mentioned above. They just wanted that their roads to be drivable and safe primarily and not lovable. Following are the thoughts of next generation of citizens on the problems -
• 12th std science student Sarish said -"The main problem I face currently is rough, out-leveled and rugged roads, unwanted speed breakers which cause accidents. I expect the roads of 2025 to be constructed and planned in way that these problems can be avoided, more durable to minor calamities and properly channeled. Metro is also good option.
• 12th std commerce student Akshata said -"All the roads need to be maintained and networked well as flyovers as they would make one’s life easier. Also, instead of roads, street and sky walker should be developed well , CCTVs need to be installed, for the safety of women."
• 12th std commerce student Rujula said-"The roads should be smoother and wider and a faster mode of transport is needed. The problem that I face right now is that there are uncountable potholes all over, and as I said roads aren't wide which causes traffic jam and takes a lot of time to travel."
• 12th std science student Maitreyee said -"The roads are always under construction, they take years to finish that. Till 2025 each and every citizen should get a paved and good road to walk and drive, with no potholes and fewer accident-prone zone. I also request the people on the roads to be disciplined, and everything should be planned.A proper path for cyclers is a must. Roads should be leveled and maintained well on priority basis."