VOV.VN - Torrential rain swept through Ho Chi Minh City on the afternoon of June 16, causing a number of severe traffic jams to form across the city, with congestion levels being so bad that they are being considered the most severe in the history of the southern metropolis.
VOV.VN - With a large quantity of people travelling back to Hanoi as they head to work following the Lunar New Year (Tet ), the capital was hit by severe traffic congestion on routes entering the city.
A delegation of Ho Chi Minh City led by Standing Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Tran Luu Quang have paid visits to Thailand and Malaysia to learn experience in development of smart cities and prevention of flooding and traffic jams.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport is taking steps to ensure traffic safety and order in the remaining months of the year.
VOV.VN -Heavy traffic occurred on many streets throughout Hanoi as rainfall swept through the capital on the morning of October 8.
VOV.VN -Hordes of people left the capital of Hanoi amid heavy rain on the afternoon of August 30 to return to their hometowns to enjoy the National Day celebrations.
VOV.VN - A heavy downpour that hit Hanoi on the morning of August 21 caused severe traffic congestion on many streets across the capital.
VOV.VN - A landslide triggered by a prolonged period of torrential rain hit the Bao Loc mountain pass on National Highway 20 in the central highlands province of Lam Dong at 3am on August 9, causing heavy tailbacks.
Vietnam saw a decline in road accidents in the first half of 2019 while the number of prolonged traffic congestion was on a rise, according to the latest report of the National Committee for Road Safety.
Hanoi has announced plans to reduce traffic jams in 33 hot spots, said Vu Van Vien, Director of the municipal Department of Transport.
Ho Chi Minh City will to ban all vehicles between 5:30 pm and 9:30pm on Dong Khoi street on April 26, between 4:30am and 10:30am on Le Duan street on April 28, and between 7pm and 9:30am on Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street on April 30 in District 1.
VOV.VN -Large numbers of people have began flocking back to Hanoi after enjoying a three-day break over the Hung Kings holiday, resulting in major traffic congestion forming throughout the city.
VOV.VN -Traffic chaos hit many streets across Hanoi as huge swathes of people looked to escape the capital city during the three-day break.
VOV.VN -Hanoi regularly suffers from gridlock during peak hours as millions of vehicles take to the streets.
Hanoi is considering limiting the registration of new motorbikes in the downtown area from next year to reduce traffic jams.
In a rehearsal for a total ban in downtown Hanoi, a pilot motorbike restriction will be enforced on some streets.
VOV.VN -Large numbers of people returning to Ho Chi Minh City after visiting their hometowns during the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday saw serious traffic jams hit national highways on the morning of February 11.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport will focus on implementing major projects to reduce traffic congestion and traffic accidents in 2019.
VOV.VN -People have flocked back to Hanoi after enjoying 4 days holiday over the New Year, resulting in traffic congestion throughout the city.
VOV.VN - As of the end of last year, Vietnam had 800 urban areas whose rate of urbanization increased from nearly 24% in 1999 to 37% in 2017. Most are now facing traffic jams, water shortages, flooding, and environmental pollution. Developing smart cities will be the key to solving these problems.