Taxis will be banned from operation on some inner streets of Nguyen Chi Thanh (from Lang to Hoang Dao Thuy streets) and Lang (from Thai Thinh-Yen Lang to Chua Lang streets) during peak hours on weekdays.

The ban will be in effect from 6-9am and 4-7pm Monday through Friday from May 20 to December 31, when construction of a flyover bridge on the site is ongoing.

Hanoi's Department of Transport will also ban all taxis on Mai Xuan Thuong, Hoang Hoa Tham streets (from Ngoc Ha to Mai Xuan Thuong streets) between 6.30-8.30am and 4-7pm all weekdays this month.-VNA