Improve the Sukhumvit sidewalk Increase safety for passers with disabled facilities.

national May 16, 2019

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Pol. Gen. Asawin Kwanmuang governor of Bangkok revealed that the, Bangkok Executive Council meeting on 13 May 2019, the Office of Civil Affairs, Bangkok have reported ways to improve and develop the pedestrian style to be convenient, safe, beautiful and modern that at present, Bangkok has prepared various types of pavements such as concrete types. Type of asphalt concrete Type of asphalt concrete, printed type, worm block type Square tile block type. Which each type has advantages and the disadvantages are different for the cause of the damaged pavement digging open utilities using the wrong sidewalk such as parking on the sidewalk driving motorcycles on the sidewalk. The Civil Service Bureau has improved and developed the pedestrian style to be convenient, safe, beautiful and modern by choosing the appropriate tile pattern consistent with the identity of the roads in each area designed to use the appropriate space and allow users to use all including the design of utility units of the agency and things on the sidewalk such as light poles, bus stops to suit the identity of that area By integrating cooperation in both Bangkok and external agencies.

For the improvement of the sidewalk in front of JW Marriott Hotel, Sukhumvit Road. Which has now been completed. Because the hotel has renovated the pedestrian in front of the hotel itself and use materials that are strong, beautiful, flat, but not made for the disabled including materials that are not safe for those who are traveling. Especially when the wet floor is slippery cause accidents easily as well as the sidewalks of Sukhumvit Road still have a lot of damage in other parts. The Office of Civil Affairs therefore needs to be improved to be safe and in the same form throughout the line, consisting of handicapped ramps, electric lighting path leading people with disabilities. The Civil Service Bureau has negotiated with the hotel before proceeding. And the hotel is willing to allow Bangkok to undertake such improvements.