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Hanoi’s huge BRT project is a failureicon

Hanoi’s huge BRT project is a failure

SOCIETY
30/03/2021

The Hanoi bus rapid transit (BRT) 01 route, which had investment of thousands of billion dong sourced from the World Bank (WB) loans, has failed to meet expectations after five years of operation.

HCM City to move ports out to ease congestion on roadsicon

HCM City to move ports out to ease congestion on roads

SOCIETY
25/12/2020

Ho Chi Minh City will continue to move its ports to its outskirts to ease congestion on roads outside them and build new ones under a national port master plan for 2020-2030.

Six transport projects in Tan Son Nhat Airport area remain unimplemented because of site clearance problemsicon

Six transport projects in Tan Son Nhat Airport area remain unimplemented because of site clearance problems

SOCIETY
26/10/2020

Six projects that would ease traffic congestion in the gateway area to Tan Son Nhat International Airports, with total investment capital of VND7 trillion, remain unimplemented because of site clearance problems.

Slow construction plagues short Hanoi streeticon

Slow construction plagues short Hanoi street

SOCIETY
25/09/2020

A 440-metre street in Hanoi has remained incomplete after nearly three years of construction, plaguing local residents.

Sluggish university relocation worsens Hanoi trafficicon

Sluggish university relocation worsens Hanoi traffic

SOCIETY
11/09/2020

The plan to relocate many universities from central Hanoi areas has remained committed to paper, with this being blamed for worsening traffic.

Hanoi's largest flyover opens to trafficicon

Hanoi's largest flyover opens to traffic

SOCIETY
28/08/2020

Hanoi's biggest overpass at the Hoang Quoc Viet-Nguyen Van Huyen crossroad in Cau Giay District opened to traffic this morning after 10 months of construction.

Bird’s eye view of Hanoi’s half-built elevated ring road No. 2icon

Bird’s eye view of Hanoi’s half-built elevated ring road No. 2

PHOTOS
22/06/2020

The ring road is expected to reduce traffic congestion in the capital city.

Traffic congestion still a big problem for Hanoiicon

Traffic congestion still a big problem for Hanoi

SOCIETY
16/06/2020

Despite numerous attempts by the Hanoi authorities to ease traffic congestion in the capital, roads still remain crowded.

HCM City launches motorbike emission testing programmeicon

HCM City launches motorbike emission testing programme

SOCIETY
18/05/2020

A pilot programme to monitor emissions from motorbikes has been launched by the HCM City Department of Transport.

Bustling atmosphere returns to streets of major cities after national holidaysicon

Bustling atmosphere returns to streets of major cities after national holidays

PHOTOS
05/05/2020

Streets across both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City were crowded once more on May 4 as thousands of students returned to school coupled with local people heading back to work after enjoying a long break during the national holidays.

Daytime cargo transport ban: pros and consicon

Daytime cargo transport ban: pros and cons

SOCIETY
09/03/2020

The Ho Chi Minh City administration is scrutinizing a plan to shift goods transport from the daytime to the nighttime to ease traffic congestion in the city center.

102 killed in traffic accidents in first five days of Tet Holidayicon

102 killed in traffic accidents in first five days of Tet Holiday

SOCIETY
28/01/2020

As many as 102 people were killed in traffic accidents in the first five days of Tet Holiday according to the National Committee of Traffic Safety.

Commuters in Hanoi poised to face annual Tet gridlockicon

Commuters in Hanoi poised to face annual Tet gridlock

PHOTOS
16/01/2020

Streets throughout Hanoi have been hit with severe traffic congestion as increasing numbers of people take to the streets in order make preparations for the Lunar New Year (Tet) celebration.

Hanoi bans lorries and construction during Teticon

Hanoi bans lorries and construction during Tet

SOCIETY
18/12/2019

Vu Van Vien, director of the Hanoi Department of Transport speaks about its plan to keep good transport flow for Hanoi during upcoming new year festivals.

AI drives urban management futureicon

AI drives urban management future

BUSINESS
21/10/2019

The fast growth of Vietnam’s economy has seen an increase of the urban population, posing significant challenges to the country’s major cities, particularly in terms of transport and urban planning management.

Airports overwhelmed as passenger numbers keep risingicon

Airports overwhelmed as passenger numbers keep rising

SOCIETY
17/08/2019

The 21 airports in Vietnam are overloaded with the number of passengers estimated to increase to over 112 million this year against a capacity of 96.05 million.