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Will the public use metro systems in Vietnam when they're ready to depart?

Is the planned public transport system attractive enough to prompt commuters to say goodbye to private vehicles?

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.

Saigon’s second metro line held up by seven-year delay

Under the new schedule, the city may have to wait another decade before the line is up and running.
September 13, 2017 | 10:24 am GMT+7

The jamming debate: How to unclog streets in Hanoi and Saigon?

The government has spoken and so have experts and residents; but just like the notorious traffic, the debate is going nowhere.
August 21, 2017 | 05:39 pm GMT+7

Not so fast: Why construction of Hanoi rail line has slowed to an expensive delay

The line was supposed to be up and running this year, but not even half of it has been finished.
July 29, 2017 | 08:38 am GMT+7

Hanoi’s leader softens motorbike ban after public calls it ‘protection’ for cars

'The city will not ban but rather limit motorbikes in certain core areas of the downtown districts.'
July 24, 2017 | 04:07 pm GMT+7

Saigon to restrict but not ban motorbikes by 2030

The city would only consider a motorbike ban once its public transport is capable of meeting travel demand.
July 15, 2017 | 10:28 am GMT+7

Da Nang to ban private vehicles from downtown streets

The country’s central hub plans to stop licensing new motorbikes altogether from 2028.
July 08, 2017 | 03:07 pm GMT+7

Hanoi versus the motorbike: A city fights a lifestyle

The decision to ban motorcycles seems destined to fail before taking effect in 2030. 
July 07, 2017 | 12:01 pm GMT+7

It’s official: Hanoi steamrolls motorbike ban bill through

Cars will also be restricted, but not subject to a blanket ban.
July 04, 2017 | 11:48 am GMT+7

Funding delay holds up Hanoi's metro rail project: official

The construction of Line 3, linking Nhon and Hanoi Station, has been moving at a slow pace over the past few years.
December 10, 2016 | 03:39 pm GMT+7
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