Some 17 black spots where traffic accidents are common have been reported in Ho Chi Minh City. Of them, many are located on roads to sea ports and dry ports, causing serious traffic congestion and hindering the city’s development, the municipal Department of Transport has said.
President Tran Dai Quang on April 26 met with voters in Ho Chi Minh City’s Districts 1, 3 and 4 to listen to their opinions, mostly in issues on the environment, the settlement of complaints related to land use, solutions to traffic congestion, and education quality improvement.
VOV.VN - Heavy rains caused chaos in Ho Chi Minh City on the morning of April 24 as many streets were in serve traffic congestion.
Several experts in Ho Chi Minh City have blamed motorbikes for causing congestion and proposed plans to ban motorbikes in the city.
Ho Chi Minh City is looking to integrate a pilot bike sharing service with the city's bus network in an effort to make public transport more appealing to local people and reduce serious traffic congestion around the city center.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Transport plans to build a road parallel with Cong Hoa Street in Tan Binh district in an aim to reduce traffic congestion around Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
A number of expats living in Vietnam have shared their opinion with Tuoi Tre News after the city announced plans to turn several main roads into one-way streets to curb congestion.
Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are seeking various measures to improve traffic infrastructure to keep pace with the mushrooming of high-rises, especially in downtown areas.
The Ho Chi Minh City administration has finished drafting a plan to call on city-dwellers to walk more to join the municipal efforts to curb traffic congestion.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has sent a proposal to the Ministry of Transport to raise several aviation service charges in order to reduce peak-hour overloads and raise money for infrastructure development.
Construction on the Bung Bridge project in HCM City’s Tan Phu and Binh Tan districts will begin in April, according to the city’s Urban Traffic Management Zone No.1.
Nearly 4,200 new cars and 9,000 new motorbikes are registered in the city every month.
Head of the Management Center of the Saigon River Tunnel Le Minh Triet has said that as per the traffic digital map management system, a system of 300 surveillance cameras will be installed in traffic jam-prone spots.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) wants to work with Ho Chi Minh City in tacking urban issues, such as traffic congestion and waste treatment, said President of the bank Jin Liqun.
Authorities in Danang are looking at a proposal to block access to car hailing mobile applications Uber and Grab due to traffic concerns.
Ho Chi Minh City plans to launch the first river bus transport service in June connecting Bach Dang Wharf in District 1 with Thu Duc district, and a second route in September from Bach Dang Wharf to District 8.
A number of wholesale and retail markets in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, including its biggest wholesale flower market, Ho Thi Ky, may be relocated to the outskirts of the southern metropolis as officials search for solutions to worsening congestion, pollution and food safety.
The top six ideas for solving Hanoi's chronic traffic problems have been announced by authorities in the capital.
HCM City’s Traffic Safety Committee and Transport Department has said it plans a series of strong measures in order to reduce traffic jams.
The Ministry of Defence on February 21 signed the minutes on the handover of nearly 20 hectares of military land at Tan Son Nhat International Airport to the Transport Ministry to enable the airport expansion.