The HCMC transport department has proposed the deployment of six minibus lines through the city’s industrial, urban areas and key traffic points.
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.
Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Transport has asked the municipal People’s Committee to outline plans for investment in public transport in new residential areas, including new bus lanes, in an aim to reduce traffic congestion.
Ho Chi Minh City has deployed a number of plans to increase the number of commuters using buses to 11.2 percent this years, up 1.6 percentage points from last year.
Some 300 shelters will be built at public bus stops in Hanoi’s 17 outlying districts and Son Tay town.
The commute to or from downtown Hanoi during rush hours can be stressful to say the least.
German technology firm Bosch Vietnam has celebrated the fifth anniversary of its automotive research and development (R&D) centre in Vietnam.
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.
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has agreed to develop a single card that will be used for all types of public transport.
If you have ever taken the No. 54 bus in Ho Chi Minh City, chances are you have been greeted by a warm, grey-haired driver who always finds ways to brighten up his passengers’ day through small acts of kindness at his own expense.
Hanoi is considering a new proposal to ease the city's traffic congestion with a new cable car line that would run across the Red River.
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.
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.
Hanoi legislators on July 4 overwhelmingly approved a proposal to ban motorbikes from the city center from 2030 to reduce traffic congestion, despite strong opposition from transport experts and the public.
Public transport management in Ho Chi Minh City has greatly improved compared to five or seven years ago, thanks to modern technologies, experts said.
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.
The much-touted BRT system had a rough start at a middling speed, but passenger numbers are picking up.
The number of riders keeps falling in recent years, forcing the city to find new ways to make public transport more convenient.
Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are expected to add some 300 new low-floor buses to its existing fleet in a bid to provide better services and convenience for disabled passengers.
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.