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Urban Development Unit Hosts Open Forum To Discuss Challenges And Solutions To Problem Of Street Vending In Basseterre

The Urban Development Unit within the Ministry of Urban Development hosted an open forum on Tuesday, June 12, for street vendors and key stakeholders to discuss challenges faced by both in the capital, Basseterre.“We all recognized that there are challenges regarding street vending. Challenges to both vehicular and pedestrian traffic and challenges by the vendors themselves.

Mr. Boddie explained that the solution will be carried out in phases, but the grand solution is still in the works.“We plan to create a small food court at North Square Street on a property that belongs to government and have these truck vendors park there instead of around town.

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