Update news transport
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has told the Ministry of Transport to complete the construction of 3,000 kilometers of expressway by 2025.
New transport projects have kicked off, while many undergoing projects are being implemented slowly. These are problems Minister Nguyen Van Thang will need to solve.
As Vietnam strongly promotes private investment in transport infrastructure with a number of potential initiatives in the pipeline, more openings may become available for American investors.
Airways and railways have gradually reopened after a long period of hibernation. Obstacles have been cleared for flights to resume.
The Ministry of Transport on October 10 issued a set of temporary regulations on the pilot resumption of road passenger transport while ensuring safety amid COVID-19.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a plan on investing in road camera installation to serve security and order and handle administrative violations.
HCM City allocates about US$431.9 million a year for the transport sector but the funding does not seem to be enough for narrowing the gap between the local infrastructure system and travel demand, heard at a meeting on June 10.
The feasibility study for Tan Son Nhat International Airport’s runway upgrade has been submitted to the Ministry of Transport for consideration.
All taxis and ride-hailing vehicles with fewer than nine seats have been allowed to resume normal operations in HCM City after a three-week suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Digital transformation is bringing about significant changes in the transport sector, and the upcoming launch of the new 5G network standard will further power new breakthroughs.
Transport companies have sharply reduced travel between Hanoi and other provinces after the first patients tested positive for COVID-19.
Vietnam Railways (VR) said that its revenue dropped by nearly VND65 billion (US$2.8 million) in the past 19 days compared to the same period last year due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Several passenger bus transportation firms in HCM City are taking advantage of Tet ticket shortages to overcharge customers.
The MoPS has proposed to change the colour of the licence plates of ride-hailing vehicles, sparking concerns about increasing expenses, time and labour costs.