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Minor accident causes severe traffic jam in Hanoi

When a small incident leads to a two-hour tailback, it shows what the city's transport department is up against.

Hanoi motorbike ban unfeasible: traffic safety official

The ban would be impossible due mainly to undeveloped and insufficient public transport.

Hanoi promises free Wi-Fi on all buses to pull in passengers

The number of riders keeps falling in recent years, forcing the city to find new ways to make public transport more convenient.
November 30, 2016 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City expects $4.4 mil every year from public bus ads

The city will cover more than 2,300 buses with ads following a successful trial run.
December 05, 2016 | 10:34 am GMT+7

Hanoi to launch first bus rapid transit system this month

This is among several public transport projects aiming to help the city reduce the use of personal vehicles and traffic jams.
December 14, 2016 | 09:21 pm GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City bus catches fire

No one was hurt in the blaze which was caused by a short-circuit in a ceiling fan.
December 18, 2016 | 10:09 am GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City to give public buses exclusive lanes

Slow speed on congested roads is one of the factors causing ridership to decline. But would other drivers be happy with less space?
January 11, 2017 | 04:49 pm GMT+7

Hanoi's first sky train set for September test departure

After prolonged delays, the Cat Linh-Ha Dong route will finally steam into action.
February 21, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Three months in, Hanoi rapid bus system set to stay

The city has banked on the new public transport service to clear clogged streets.
April 19, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Saigon pedals public bicycle scheme near bus stations

The bike fleet aims to help people move conveniently between transport hubs and cut waiting times.
April 22, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City's 3 ambitious public transport projects

Experts have been calling for a ban on motorbikes in the city and the authorities have plans for three alternatives to the two-wheeler.
May 01, 2017 | 10:09 pm 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

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 new rapid bus route showing signs of overloading: report

The buses have a capacity of 90 passengers, but some are carrying up to 115 during peak times.
September 11, 2017 | 07:49 pm 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
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