Hanoi People’s Committee Chairman Nguyen The Thao has asked transport and other sectors to speed up the reorganisation of the inter-provincial transport system and the addition of more bus stations outside Ring Road 3.
He told a municipal meeting last week that priority should be given to new outskirt bus stations in areas that have many cars, such as routes passing the Thang Long and Thanh Tri bridges and National Highway 32.
The request was made after the city’s committee submitted their plans for the Hanoi Railway Station to ministries and sectors for opinions.In a document sent to the Hanoi People’s Committee on the planning of the Hanoi railway station, the ministry agreed with the city on the necessity of aligning the project with the city’s other transit infrastructure development.The ministry said that the project has the potential to affect the city’s ancient architecture, landscape and urban structure. Therefore, the city must consult historical and architectural experts to complete the project.Hanoi’s infrastructure has come under strain as the city grows. The problem…... [read more]
Transport authorities in Hanoi have unveiled a three-step plan aimed at removing all motorbikes from the city's streets, initially in the central downtown area during peak hours, and later from suburban streets. The city’s transport officials were quoted by the media as saying that there will also be a ban on non-residential vehicles driving on some main roads and in downtown areas, but this has met with opposition. “When there is a motorbike ban in Hanoi, it will be an outright ban," said Ha Huy Quang, deputy head of Hanoi's Transport Department, adding that the plan is still on the table…... [read more]
Coaches jam in Luong Yen Station, Ha Noi. The city plans to speed up re-organising its inter-provincial transport system and add more stations outside the ring road 3. – VNA/VNS Photo Minh Quyet HA NOI (VNS)— Ha Noi's People's Committee Chairman Nguyen The Thao has asked transport and other sectors to speed up re-organising the inter-provincial transport system and add more stations outside Ring Road Three.Thao told a municipal meeting last week that priority would be given to new outskirt bus stations in areas with many cars, such as routes passing the Thang Long and Thanh Tri bridges and National…... [read more]
Hai called on theministry and the city to prioritise these projects so as to proactivelyaddress the impacts of climate change, such as unusual weather patterns,heavy rainfall and flooding. They were alsourged to work with the Ministry of Planning and Investment and theMinistry of Finance to resolve budget problems and submit proposals tothe Prime Minister. Hai stressed the necessityof hastening construction of the Yen Nghia Pumping Station and floodprevention and embankment improvement plans along the Day River. He also urged the MARD to ensure adequate water supply for productionand daily life of residents along the lower section of the Tich Riveras…... [read more]
The PM made the request during the monthly government meeting in Hanoi on May 4 which discussed the socio-economic performance in April and the first four months of this year as well as specific measures to ensure that economic growth targets for the remaining quarters and the whole year are met. Theo VNA... [read more]
Deputy Director of Hanoi's Transport Department Ha Huy Quang said that the city will put its first bus rapid transit route into operation on December 15 this year. Hanoi will put its first bus rapid transit route into operation in mid-December The bus runs on the 14-km route distance from Kim Ma Street to Yen Nghia station in the outlying district of Ha Dong, with a journey time of 40-45 minutes. The 90-passenger capacity buses run on the route which has 21 bus stops. Started in early 2013, the Kim Ma-Yen Nghia bus rapid transit route was initially scheduled to…... [read more]
Passengers get on a bus in Hanoi (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – Several new bus routes connecting downtown Hanoi with suburban districts will be put into operation between now and 2020, according to Nguyen Phi Thuong, head of the Hanoi Transportation Service JSC (Transerco). The capital bus network will be extended to a large number of localities including Ba Vi, Quoc Oai, My Duc and Thach That and will help boost social-economic development in these rural areas, while reducing traffic jams in central Hanoi, Thuong said. Many places in the suburbs, where rapid urbanisation is occurring in line with demand for public…... [read more]
Hanoi’s Department of Transport has unveiled a detailed plan for the city transportation with upgraded bridges and expressways to attempt to resolve the city’s congestion problem by 2030. Hanoi's transport plan sets out an agenda to 2050 Hanoi covers an area of 3,344 square kilometres with a road network of 16,132 kilometres and 400 kilometres of waterways. However, it still lacks urban railways and the infrastructure shows obvious shortcomings, meaning the city is struggling to cope following rapid socio-economic development. In the plan, Hanoi will have an additional 12 more bridges to cross Red River and eight bridges to…... [read more]
Public buses run on Hanoi's Yen Phu Street. A pilot express route running from Kim Ma to Yen Nghia bus stations will be tested in the capital city in the third quarter of 2016. (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – An overall check was carried out and a document was signed in Hanoi on May 31 to mark the completion of 21 stations designed for the local bus rapid transport (BRT) system. The station network, managed by the Hanoi Transport & Services Corporation, is expected to be put into operation soon to reduce congestion on the 15-km Kim Ma-Yen Nghia route, which is…... [read more]
Hanoi is considering limiting individuals to one car and one license plate to ease pressure on its roads due to the continuing rise of newly-registered vehicles. Colonel Dao Vinh Thang, the chief of the Hanoi traffic police force, made the proposal at a meeting on Friday, urging municipal leaders to consider the new regulation.“If people want to get a new vehicle, they must use the old license plate,” he added. 16,000 new motorbikes and 500 new cars are registered in the city every month, official figures show. Five years ago, Hanoi’s traffic infrastructure could support 5 million vehicles, but now it…... [read more]