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.
Hanoi’s lawmakers are expected to make a decision this July about reducing traffic congestion in the city with a motorbike ban in 2030.
Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are seeking funds worth a combined VND105 trillion (US$4.6 billion) to invest in roads and bridges in an attempt to ease traffic jams and protect the environment.
Authorities of central province of Nghe An have provided to the press detailed information on the May 15 arrest of Hoang Duc Binh, born 1983, a resident of Hung Trung commune, Hung Nguyen district, and incidents related to Binh.
VOV.VN - The longest flyover in Hanoi located in the district of Long Bien connecting Route 5 with the Noi Bai Airport has been successful at helping to alleviate traffic congestion, says the municipal people’s committee.
Hours-long traffic congestion was observed in various areas surrounding Tan San Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City on April 28 as people started leaving the southern metropolis for a four-day holiday.
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.