HCM City seeks to improve public transport Society

HCM City seeks to improve public transport

Ho Chi Minh City needs to develop a specific roadmap to improve access to public transport, limit the use of personal vehicles, and speed up progress of metro lines, BRT (bus rapid transit), and others, experts have said.
HCM City seeks private investors for metro lines Business

HCM City seeks private investors for metro lines

Ho Chi Minh City wants to attract more private investment instead of relying on official development assistance (ODA) to build its remaining metro lines, but experts have said that it faces a difficult challenge.
Urban railways help cut greenhouse gas emissions: JICA survey Society

Urban railways help cut greenhouse gas emissions: JICA survey

Urban railways are an effective means of transport that will help cut greenhouse gas emissions in Hanoi and HCM City, which have both experienced serious air pollution in recent years, according to a survey by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
HCM City eyes enhanced cooperation with EU Politics

HCM City eyes enhanced cooperation with EU

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has asked the European Union (EU) to support the city in applying the 4th Industrial Revolution’s achievements in its economic development.
Experts: HCM City’s tollbooths not viable Society

Experts: HCM City’s tollbooths not viable

The proposal by the Innovative Technology Development (ITD) Corporation to build tollbooths around the Ho Chi Minh City centre has met with criticism from experts working in various fields.
HCM City plans public transport revamp Society

HCM City plans public transport revamp

HCM City has outlined plans for an overhaul of public transport, including metro lines, a new Bus Rapid Transit system and possible bus lanes as well as trams in an aim to reduce traffic congestion.