Riverside Promenade Project

A project for the people?

Date of Release: 
Jan 23 2016

From the very beginning, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration's (BMA) 14-billion-baht riverside promenade project, which was endorsed by the National Council for Peace and Order, has been surrounded by controversies.

Critics, civic groups, town planning experts and local people have maintained their concerns over the social and environmental impact of the promenade which features walkways and bike facilities spanning 7km on both sides of the river from Rama VII Bridge to Pinklao Bridge.

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