If Hanoi authorities prohibit motorbikes by 2025 in the center, when the public transport network is still not capable of satisfying people’s demand, many would have to use private cars. If so, the traffic would be even worse.
Motorbikes in the future may be stopped from entering Hanoi inner city districts at Belt Road 3, Truong Sa and Hoang Sa Roads and Highway No 5.
Owners of cars with under nine seats entering the inner city area on ordinary days would pay tolls between VND25,000 and VND60,000.
To ease traffic congestion in the city hub, the Hanoi Department of Transport has worked out a plan to install 87 toll stations on ring roads.
In July, the Center for Environment and Development of the University of Oslo, Norway organized a webinar entitled “Sustainable urban transport in Vietnam: Transition, challenges and future prospects”.
Heavy rain this morning caused traffic jams in Hanoi's inner roads.
On March 2, Hanoi students returned to school after a month-long lunar New Year holiday due to the Covid-19 outbreak. As a result, Hanoians struggled to move again on the roads.
Only a few days before the lunar New Year (Tet holiday), Hanoi’s coach station and streets are unusually quite due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Hanoi’s traffic police started attaching parking tickets to car windshields of illegally parked vehicles on Tuesday to ensure traffic order and safety in the city.
Hanoi Public Transport Association has proposed to build 14 bus-only lanes in order to attract more passengers and reduce personal vehicles.
Hanoi authorities have planned a range of measures to mitigate traffic jams and ensure traffic safety as the Lunar New Year approaches.
The Hanoi Department of Transport recently held a seminar to discuss methods to reduce the number of private vehicles, with solutions centering on plans to limit motorbikes and charge tolls to cars entering central districts.
Hanoi is mulling two different options to restrict the use of motorbikes in the city before the 2030 ban.
The People’s Committee of Hanoi City is mapping out measures to develop public transport, including a plan to put electric buses into service during the 2021-2025 period.