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Hanoi should ensure exclusive bus lanes meet benchmarks before launch: expert

Hanoi needs to determine the efficacy of exclusive bus lanes before actually creating them, Ho Quoc Chinh of the University of Sydney says.

Saigon wants roads, parking lots beneath expressways

HCMC's Department of Transport wants to use of the space under expressway bridges to build roads and parking lots to reduce congestion.

Saigon considers widening new road to airport

The outlay for a new road to Ho Chi Minh City's Tan Son Nhat airport could be tripled as two more lanes are added.
September 01, 2019 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

HCMC downtown car toll not before 2021

2021 would be the earliest that cars in Ho Chi Minh City will have to pay downtown toll, the city's Transport Department said Wednesday.
August 01, 2019 | 05:23 pm GMT+7

Hanoi plans road toll for downtown areas to reduce congestion

A draft plan prepared by the Hanoi administration will seek to restrict entry downtown areas via automatic toll fees.
July 26, 2019 | 07:52 am GMT+7

HCMC plans toll gates for cars to reduce congestion

HCMC Department of Transport wants the city to spend VND250 billion ($10.7 million) to build 34 toll gates for cars entering the city downtown.
July 17, 2019 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

French firm proposes cable cars to tackle Hanoi's traffic congestion

The proposed line would be up to 330 feet above ground and run over three miles across the Red River.
July 01, 2018 | 08:24 am GMT+7

Hanoi abandons plans for second rapid bus route

Buses intended for the second BRT route will be used for the first one instead, which has seen passenger growth but proven to be costly.
March 08, 2018 | 10:44 am GMT+7

Roads to Saigon coach station jammed as migrants go home for Lunar New Year

As the big holiday is but less than a week away, most migrants in Saigon have started going home to celebrate with their families.
February 10, 2018 | 10:57 pm GMT+7

Hanoi, Saigon choked in traffic as clock ticks down to Tet

It looks like city-dwellers are scrambling to get everything done before the year-end party.
February 08, 2018 | 10:20 am GMT+7

Gateway to Hanoi jammed as people return from New Year holiday

As the brief holiday comes to an end, many migrants who chose to celebrate New Year's Eve at home once again return to the capital.
January 02, 2018 | 07:59 am GMT+7

Five projects that could ease HCMC's traffic congestion in 2018

Once they're completed, traffic in the city might just become slightly more bearable.
January 02, 2018 | 07:43 am GMT+7

Saigon plans to double traffic fines to combat congestion and accidents

The head of the city's transport department says the increased fines are not aimed at boosting the city's budget.
December 09, 2017 | 09:39 am GMT+7

Motorbike culture eclipses delayed public transport in Vietnam's capital

Commuters in Hanoi appear to still prize the flexibility of getting around on two wheels above all else.
November 13, 2017 | 11:09 am GMT+7

Saigon's planned bus rapid transit hits speed bump over viability concerns

New estimates say the $144 million project would not attract enough passengers to justify its cost.
September 10, 2017 | 03:52 pm GMT+7
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