The Government has approved Hanoi’s proposal to charge private vehicles that enter congested areas across the city as part of its efforts to reduce traffic jams and environmental pollution.
Traffic jam continue to be a big issue for Hanoi despite heavy investment in transport infrastructure in the city. The problem was the focus of a workshop held in Hanoi on October 24.
VOV.VN - A roof collapsed in Thu Thiem tunnel on October 15 causing major traffic congestion on several surrounding streets.
Traffic chaos ensued in many Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City streets as people looked to get away during the three-day break.
Ho Chi Minh City will introduce taxi stands in District 1 on a trial basis for six months, starting today, August 8.
Authorities in Hanoi have proposed the collection of fees from vehicles that enter frequently congested areas across the capital, as part of the efforts to alleviate traffic jams.
While local authorities plan to build a new decree on business and conditions for transportation business by automobile, Vietnamese taxi associations request a temporary policy to tighten the operations of Uber and Grab to replace the existing Decision No.24/QD-BGTVT on the pilot schemes for ride-hailing services.
More toll collection lanes and limited access to expressways during the Tet holiday are expected to reduce traffic congestion on the HCM City – Trung Luong and HCM City – Long Thanh – Dau Giay expressways.
The Ho Chi Minh City government has dismissed a proposal to build vertical rotating parking lots in the city's downtown because the project would take up too much of the already limited public space.
The Ministry of Defence has agreed to hand over land to HCM City authorities for construction of a flyover near Tan Son Nhat International Airport to prevent the constant traffic jams that occur there.
Sixteen traffic accidents killed 14 people and injured 20 others across Vietnam on September 2 as the country observed its National Day.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed the establishment of a steering committee to prevent traffic jams in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has asked the Department of Transport to seek measures to tackle traffic jams at 37 traffic-congestion hotspots across the city, including those at seaports.
Around 30 manhole covers in District 5, Ho Chi Minh City have been turned from cement and metal eyesores to exquisite paintings by a group of young people hoping to raise awareness of the city’s battle against litter.
Ho Chi Minh City is set to launch air ambulances to handle emergencies in Vietnam's largest city where traffic jams are the norm.
The number of delayed and cancelled flights decreased in the first quarter of 2017, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).
A proposal has been submitted to transform many streets in downtown Ho Chi Minh City into footpaths, with all personal vehicles banned from entering the area.
People are flocking to streets and shops in HCM City to shop for Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, and sellers say sales are booming.
Most bus tickets in the central city of Danang for peak days during the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year), which begins on January 26, have been sold out. This has forced some people into trying alternative ways of getting home.
VOV.VN - Thousands of migrant workers return home for Tet (Lunar New Year Festival), causing heavy traffic jams at gateways from Ho Chi Minh City, especially highway 13.