traffic

Traffic's trial with remotes

City authorities have tried out a host of “solutions” to control chaotic traffic over the decades. The result? All the money went down the drain and the situation turned from bad to worse.

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

DMP bans stickers of various professions on vehicles

Dhaka Metropolitan Police will not allow use of stickers on vehicles identifying various professions like journalists, police and lawyers.

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

Not autorickshaw, public bus suggested for Dhaka roads

Instead of introducing more buses, the government is moving to allow 5,000 more CNG-run auto-rickshaws on Dhaka streets, which has the potential to worsen the perennial congestion.

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

Programme, demo cripple Dhaka

Inaugural of the Mouchak-Moghbazar flyover and a road blockade enforced by nursing students at Shahbagh have led to traffic sufferings for the Dhaka dwellers.

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

10km tailback on Dhaka-Ctg highway

A head-on collision between a truck and a covered van in Comilla has triggered a 10 kilometre long tailback on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway.

March 3, 2016
March 3, 2016

'Wildlife for sale' on Malaysian Facebook

Wildlife monitoring network Traffic finds hundreds of protected animals for sale on Facebook groups in Malaysia, including sun bears, gibbons, and binturongs, also known as bearcats.

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

Mirpur Road blocked over death of student

Students of a private university block Dhaka’s key thoroughfare Mirpur Road in protest against death of a student in road crash.

February 11, 2016
February 11, 2016

World's most polluted city, Delhi, plans new limits on car use

The Delhi government plans another round of tough measures to restrict the use of private cars and clean up toxic air in the Indian metropolis, the world's most polluted city.

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

15km tailback on Dhaka-Ctg highway

A 15 kilometre tailback has ensued on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway after a truck broke down on the Meghna bridge in Munshiganj.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Most Ctg auto-rickshaws run without meters

Most of the CNG-run auto rickshaws are operating in the port city of Chittagong without fare meters ignoring government directives.

January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016

14km new link road gets govt nod

The government has taken up three projects aimed at ensuring smooth traffic flow on the exit routes from the capital.