Tags: public transport

HCM city mulls cashless minibus lines

HCM city mulls cashless minibus lines

The HCMC transport department has proposed the deployment of six minibus lines through the city’s industrial, urban areas and key traffic points.

HCM City to develop hi-rises along metro line

HCM City to develop hi-rises along metro line

Ho Chi Minh City plans to stop construction of high-rise apartment buildings in downtown areas and focus instead on building such residential complexes along the first metro route in the eastern part of the city comprising districts 2, 9 and Thu Duc.

Public bicycle sharing system fails to meet demand

Public bicycle sharing system fails to meet demand

Ho Chi Minh City was one of five large cities in the country asked to pilot public bicycle sharing in its inner areas under the Prime Minister’s requirement in 2014, but the pilot programme has failed to meet demand.

Major Swedish businesses to visit Hanoi in May

Major Swedish businesses to visit Hanoi in May

A delegation of big businesses from Sweden will visit Hanoi in May to seek to help promote sustainable public transport in the capital city, according to Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam Pereric Hogberg.

HCM City, Belarus seek cooperation in public transport

HCM City, Belarus seek cooperation in public transport

Belarusian businesses want to cooperate with Saigon Transportation Mechanical Corporation (SAMCO) which specialises in bus manufacturing, to address public transport problems in Ho Chi Minh City, said Deputy Industry Minister of Belarus Aleksandr Ogorodnhik.

Saigon pedals public bicycle scheme near bus stations

Saigon pedals public bicycle scheme near bus stations

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.

JICA helps Binh Duong improve public transport

JICA helps Binh Duong improve public transport

Authorities in the southern province of Binh Duong had a working session with officials from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on November 7 to review a joint project on developing local public transport.