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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.
Hanoi Public Transport Association has proposed to build 14 bus-only lanes in order to attract more passengers and reduce personal vehicles.
The HCMC People’s Council has passed a resolution under which the city will collect fees from cars entering the downtown area in the 2021-2025 period, as part of a public passenger transport and traffic control scheme.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has urged the Ministry of Transport to speed up construction of ring roads No. 3 and 4.
Many streets in Hanoi and HCM City faced serious traffic jams again on Monday as local schools re-opened after social distancing measures were eased.
The country saw 26 traffic accidents on April 30, the first day of the four-day holiday for Reunification Day and International Labor Day, claiming the lives of 14 people and injuring 12 others.
People who violate traffic laws will be able to pay their fines online starting from June 30.
A crash between a car and a motorbike in the northern province of Vinh Phuc’s Tam Dao District has left four dead.
Work on five projects to reduce traffic congestion in the Tan Son Nhat International Airport area in HCMC will begin soon.
Hanoi authorities have considered banning three-wheeled vehicles, including cyclos.
Authorities of HCMC should study the impact of a motorbike ban in inner-city areas to avoid affecting the daily commutes of the locals, said the Ministry of Transport.
The Hanoi Department of Transport said that the collection of tolls charged on vehicles entering the city’s downtown is not an easy task but needs to be implemented, possibly in 2030, local media reported.
The commute to or from downtown Hanoi during rush hours can be stressful to say the least.
Nine of 13 bus enterprises and co-ops in HCM City have asked for a reduction of bus trips on several lines as their subsidies are lower than bus owners’ expenditures.
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Many infrastructure facilities, including roads are overloaded as many new residential areas have been built and the number of means of transportation rapidly rise in suburban areas of HCM City in the past few years.