Transport firms in HCM City have begun to add more buses to meet demand during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which begins in late January.
Weak bridges in the Mekong Delta region need to be upgraded, said Vice Rector of the Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport Nguyen Van Hung at a seminar on November 24.
Hanoi authorities have again claimed there is sufficient legal ground to implement the draft resolution on banning motorbike in the inner city.
Hanoi authorities have agreed on piloting the operation of ordinary buses in the lane currently reserved for the bus rapid transit (BRT).
Hanoi — Hanoi will adjust the routes of coaches from other provinces to limit the number of coaches going though the city’s centre and causing traffic jams, transport experts said.
Public transport management in HCM City has greatly improved compared to five or seven years ago, thanks to modern technologies, experts say.
Ho Chi Minh City plans to launch the first river bus transport service in June connecting Bach Dang Wharf in District 1 with Thu Duc district, and a second route in September from Bach Dang Wharf to District 8.
Car drivers in HCMC may be required to pay a small toll to enter districts 1, 3, 5 and 10 next year.
Five new inner-city bus routes with subsidised fares were launched on Saturday in Danang.