The Ho Chi Minh City’s People’s Committee has decided to invest in an electronic toll collection system (ETC) at three toll booths in the city.
The Party, the Government and political apparatus as a whole is committed and determined to fight corruption, said Minister - Chairman of the Government’s Office Mai Tien Dung.
The transport department of Ho Chi Minh City has approved a VND429 billion (US$18.9 million) road to ease chronic congestion on streets leading to Cat Lai Port.
The 12th International Conference of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS), themed “Vision and Action Programme for Safe, Green and Integrated Transport”, opened in Ho Chi Minh City on September 18.
While local media and the public were unhappy that the prize-winning entry of a contest seeking solutions to Hanoi’s traffic congestion was undisclosed, they may be surprised to find out what the solution is.
Hanoi plans to build 14 bridges crossing the Red and Duong Rivers in the city from now to 2030, revealed Vu Duy Tuan, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Planning and Investment.
Around 35 trees would be cut down and another 95 relocated as the long-delayed Metro Line 3 moves ahead.
Chaos ensued as people rushed home to enjoy the three-day break with their family.
Ho Chi Minh City will not grant licences to high-rise construction projects on roads and in areas where planned infrastructure projects have not been completed in an effort to relieve congestions.
Hanoi has decided to ban taxis and cars from a number of streets during rush hour as part of the city's latest efforts to tackle traffic congestion.
While the expressway’s speed limit sits at a lofty 120km per hour, vehicles battling weekend traffic typically inch along at 10kph.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed the establishment of a steering committee to prevent traffic jams in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
Traffic congestions around Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City has persisted for a long time. However, the busiest airport in the country may see much-needed improvements with three proposed projects costing a total of VND15 trillion (US$660 million).
As many as 35 different suggestions to tackle traffic congestion in Ho Chi Minh City were put forward at a meeting on Friday, attracting debates and arguments from around 50 local scientists, experts and officials.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has asked the Department of Transport to seek measures to tackle traffic jams at 37 traffic-congestion hotspots across the city, including those at seaports.
Many people are questioning the validity of the survey, and asking who was asked.
Hanoi is planning to review and adjust school and business hours in a bid to reduce traffic jams and pollution.
Ho Chi Minh City authorities are struggling to deal with severe congestion inside and outside a highly hectic port considered among the busiest in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Heavy downpour in the morning of June 13 caused severe flooding and traffic congestion in many streets in Hanoi. Some photos:
In a move to relieve traffic pressure and environment pollution, Hanoi is considering banning motorbikes entirely by 2030, as well as other measures like fee collection in rush hours and stricter regulations on app-based ride hailing services.