Director of the municipal Department of Transport Tran Quang Lam  at the question-and-answer session (Photo: SGGP)

Traffic jam to reduce by 2025: Director of Transport Department

At the question-and-answer session of the 9th Ho Chi Minh City People Council’s 15th sitting yesterday, Director of the municipal Department of Transport Tran Quang Lam said that traffic congestion in the city is expected to be solved thoroughly by 2025.

Private vehicles in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Big cities should go step by step to curb private vehicles: experts

Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, two biggest cities of Vietnam, have been facing severe traffic jam and environmental pollution caused by exhaust fume. Lots of researches and programs have been drawn and expected to well control operation of private vehicles and create conditions for public transport development. Still experts have advised the cities to go step by step to obtain the target.
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Motorbike travel ban just band-aid solution to tackle traffic jam in HCMC

Scientists, economic and urban traffic experts from research institutions and universities yesterday said that solutions to ease traffic jam in HCMC’s project on public passenger transport development and private motorbike limitation are just short term provisional solutions, unable to tackle the root of the years long traffic overloading in HCMC.

Thu Duc district launches app to receive residents’ complaints

Thu Duc district launches app to receive residents’ complaints

Thu Duc district of Ho Chi Minh City officially launched its app “ Do thi Thu Duc” in mobile phone yesterday to receive complaints of traffic infrastructure incidents, traffic congestions and accidents, inundation, security order and firefighting.

Japanese firms pay most heed to environment-life field in HCMC

Japanese firms pay most heed to environment-life field in HCMC

Japanese businesses have paid the most interest in environment-life field including traffic jam and flooding in HCMC, said Mr. Pham Thiet Hoa, director of HCMC Investment and Trade Promotion Center (IPTC) on November 18.