THE state government’s recent announcement of the true function of Gerbang Malam’s new road surface has received mixed responses from traders and pedestrians there. Part-time promoter Lim Pui Ting, 17, said the newly paved road surface, which is rough and uneven by design, has its pros and cons. After enduring months of delays in the upgrading of the road, some people complained that the rough road surface is now a tripping hazard, especially for senior citizens and children. Another trader, who wants to be known only as Yap, in her 40s, said no matter the reason given, the rough road surface is just not convenient for many. Promoter Chin Lai Wan, 40, said she does not see many drivers slow down in the area, even with the new rough road surface.
Source: The Star December 07, 2017 08:17 UTC