More overhead roads needed to ease traffic congestion Society

More overhead roads needed to ease traffic congestion

The HCM City Department of Transport is urging the city People's Committee to approve investment for 55 urgent transport infrastructure projects next year, including five new overhead roads to ease traffic congestion at hotspots connecting eastern and western areas.
HCM City cuts costs for first BRT route Society

HCM City cuts costs for first BRT route

Investment for Ho Chi Minh City’s first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route extending 25km between the city’s eastern and western sections has been cut by 13 million USD to 143 million USD by the municipal People’s Committee.
HCM City to auction bus advertising space again Business

HCM City to auction bus advertising space again

The three unsold packages for leasing advertising space on Ho Chi Minh City’s public buses will be put up for auction for a fourth time this month following three earlier unsuccessful attempts, according to the municipal Department of Transport.
Water-bus services prove popular in HCM City Society

Water-bus services prove popular in HCM City

Water buses in Ho Chi Minh City provided services to about 900,000 passengers in the first 11 months of the year, up by 155 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the municipal Department of Transport.
Ministry plans to limit cargo at HCM City port Business

Ministry plans to limit cargo at HCM City port

The Ministry of Transport has announced plans to limit the cargo handled at HCM City’s Cat Lai Port since volumes are exceeding its handling capacity, exerting pressure on the city’s transport infrastructure.
HCM City river buses need improvement Society

HCM City river buses need improvement

After more than a month of implementation, Saigon river buses carry just some 1,000 passengers a day, too little to be considered an alternative to reduce traffic congestion as was expected.