A proposal to build a north-south axial road in HCM City running through districts 4, 7 and Nha Be through a public-private-partnership (PPP) has been approved by the municipal People’s Committee.
Many of the streets around Hanoi and HCM City are currently facing a traffic quagmire with congestion affecting popular thoroughfares as droves of people travel to their hometowns for the Lunar New Year festival (Tet).
High tides have exceeded warning level three of six, submerging HCM City streets and causing terrible traffic congestion.
Authorities in Hanoi have awarded $100,000 to the winner of the contest to seek solutions for the city’s traffic problems.
Chaos ensued as people rushed home to enjoy the three-day break with their family.
The capital seeks public opinions to unblock the gridlock as the city cannot keep up with the rapidly growing number of personal vehicles.
The Ho Chi Minh City administration has ordered the arrangement of exclusive scheduling for certain commuter groups, a plan previously rejected by local authorities to ease the city’s congestion.
Major changes in the bus routes from the capital are to go into effect on January 2, said the deputy director of the city’s Transport Department, Ha Huy Quang. The changes are intended to reduce congestion.