For the Brussels MP Alain Maron (Ecolo), this situation can not continue and the work must always be undertaken: “The situation Fonsny avenue is a shame the inherently accident-prone side of its facilities for pedestrians and cyclists there. are really insecure, while Fonsny is O most used from the main station of the country. “
In its oral question tabled this week in Brussels parliament, Alain Maron also emphasizes that Villo station was installed “in spite of common sense” on Fonsny Avenue, along the slope, in a place that makes it unsafe for use.
Last February, a pedestrian was mowed by a car. She died instantly. “It is not possible to await the hypothetical scheme Midi director and its implementation that will take years to undertake work” , adds Alain Maron exceeded.
The side of the office of the Minister of Public Works, Pascal Smet (PS), it says different tracks to secure the artery are currently under study. They will be communicated in the coming weeks . “These works were decided in 2013, when the issue of Fonsny avenue was placed on the priorities of Pascal Smet What is certain is that the situation for vulnerable road users will soon be improved “ .
A view shared side of Bianca Debaets cabinet (CD & V), Secretary of State for Road Safety, which says that the mentioned solutions is to shrink the avenue, leaving only one band on each side , providing more space for pedestrians and cyclists. A complementary solution would also aim to improve road markings.
Work should begin in early 2016.