The trains will be transported to Long Binh depot in Thu Duc city for assembly on June 21 and June 23. (Photo: VNA)

HCMC receives two more trains of Metro Line No.1

Two more trains with total six carriages for Ho Chi Minh City’s Metro Line No.1 (Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien) arrived in the city’s Khanh Hoi port from Japan on June 20.
Transport Department proposes to speed up traffic works connecting to Cat Lai

Transport Department proposes to speed up traffic works connecting to Cat Lai

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport yesterday said that an interdisciplinary inspection team on traffic order and safety proposed the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City to maintain the team's operation until 2025 to reduce traffic congestion at Cat Lai port area in Thu Duc City. 
HCMC aims for ‘smart city’ status by 2025

HCMC aims for ‘smart city’ status by 2025

HCMC authorities will continue to resolve flooding and traffic congestion, build major transport works, and streamline administrative procedures to reach “smart city” status by 2030, a city official has said.
Traffic stable on first day of toll collection in Hanoi Highway

Traffic stable on first day of toll collection in Hanoi Highway

The toll collection activity at Hanoi Highway Toll Station was officially resumed on April 1 after a four-day trial. Thanks to support of traffic police, mobile police and rescue forces along with enthusiastic instruction of the toll collection unit’s staff, traffic was stable. 

 

Large number of workers return to Ho Chi Minh City after Tet holiday

Large number of workers return to Ho Chi Minh City after Tet holiday

As of February 16 (the fifth day of the first lunar month), hundred thousands of people from the Mekong Delta provinces and cities returned to Ho Chi Minh City for resuming work after Tet holiday, triggering traffic congestion in some places through Ben Tre and Tien Giang provinces.
Holidaymakers stream back to HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Holidaymakers stream back to HCMC

Thousands of holidaymakers yesterday streamed back to Ho Chi Minh City after a three-day new year holiday. Many streets in entrance gateways to the southern metropolitan were packed with people and vehicles on the last day of the holiday.
Passengers at Tan Son Nhat Airport (Illustrative Photo: SGGP)

Traffic regulation in airport displays inadequacy towards tech-based taxis

In order to ensure traffic safety and reduce congestion in front of the domestic terminal, Tan Son Nhat International Airport has performed traffic separation for pick-up vehicles to and fro the airport. However, after 3 days, the traffic status has yet witnessed much improvement, especially the area for taxi and vehicles operating under ridesharing app services.

The HCM City-Trung Luong Expressway connects HCM City with Long An province (Photo: VNA)

HCM City-Long An province roads to be widened

Ho Chi Minh City and its neighbouring Long An Province plan to widen seven roads that connect each other by 2025 at a cost of VND24.4 trillion (US$1.05 billion).