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.
Ho Chi Minh City authorities plan to relocate some of the city’s wholesale and retail markets to ease traffic congestion and ensure safety for residents.
The Ho Chi Minh City administration is considering calling on its residents, particularly public servants, to walk to school or work to contribute to the joint efforts to curb traffic congestion.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport is set to enact numerous traffic management measures, with the final goal of cutting the number of congestion spots citywide by half within this year.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport on February 8 launched construction for two flyovers with combined investment of VND746 billion (US$33 million) at two traffic congestion hotspots, one of which connects with Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
A Hanoi resident has recommended using a mobile application to deal with public littering in Ho Chi Minh City, a vexing problem that has yet to be solved by local authorities.
VOV.VN - After a long holiday filled with fun, fun and more fun, millions began returning home on February 6, creating traffic backups and headaches all over the Ho Chi Minh City metropolitan area.
Construction will commence next week on two overpasses, estimated to cost over US$33 million, near Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City to combat traffic congestion around the overloaded airport.
VOV.VN - An influx of people returned to Hanoi on January 31 after enjoying Lunar New Year (Tet) holidays, causing traffic congestion along the city’s entrance routes.