The government has suspended the plan to introduce car-free days in Nairobi until further notice.
In a statement issued on Wednesday, Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia said the capture of the biometric data of traders using BVR kits has not been completed.
“The capture of the Biometric data of the traders using BVR kits has not been completed as anticipated. This as an essential security measure that has to be finalized. Consequently, the trial run has been deferred until further notice,” said CS Macharia.
The Transport Ministry had announced that the pilot phase of car-free days on select roads within the Nairobi CBD would be carried out on Friday this week.
The CS also said that the pilot of the project has been suspended till a later date yet to be announced.