Hundreds of inl’t experts to attend EASTS conference in September

The 12th International Conference of Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS) will be held in HCMC and the neighboring province of Binh Duong from September 18-21 with the attendance of 600 local and international experts.

Traffic jam has been worsening in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Traffic jam has been worsening in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

That was announced by the National Traffic Committee at a press conference in HCMC this morning.
At the event themed “Vision and action plan towards safe, green and integrated transport,” experts from EASTS member nations comprising Australia, Cambodia, China, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and Vietnam will exchange their studies in transport field.
Besides they will share experiences in private vehicle management, smart traffic application, public transport development and climate change adaption.
According to the National Traffic Safety Committee, the transport system of Vietnam has outstandingly developed. Still the country has faced many challenges such as traffic jam in big cities, complicated traffic accidents, environmental pollution, the high increase of private vehicles and high transport fee.
Vietnam's urgent problems will be discussed such as traffic safety management, traffic infrastructure and organization, traffic vehicles, traffic participants and traffic accident response.

By QUOC HUNG – Translated by Hai Mien

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