traffic jam

Traffic 'Jam' inside BFDC

The Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) is renowned for film shoots, ad shoots and so much more. Professionals are busy within the compound running around with props, fixing costumes and...

June 18, 2017
June 18, 2017

It's same old story

Commuters suffered long delays as moderate rain caused gridlock on city roads yesterday. The traffic situation worsened as a large number of Eid shoppers poured into malls at the weekend.

April 5, 2017
April 5, 2017

Bijoy Sarani-Shahbagh off limits for tomorrow

Dhaka city police will keep some key thoroughfares off limits for tomorrow for a grand rally of the Islamic Foundation and has warned city dwellers of heavy traffic.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Govt considering traffic situation seriously

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says that the government is mulling creating an ‘independent metropolitan communication authority’ to ease traffic congestion in different important cities including...

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Jam? What jam?

Surprise, surprise! Why are these headlines – Traffic goes haywire, City chokes on jam and so on -- hogging the newspaper pages? So what if the cars stop dead on the streets? Well, I did not feel...

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

Traffic jam chokes Dhaka

Commuters today suffered in the sweltering heat on the city roads as most of them had to spend at least thirty minutes to an hour more than the usual time to reach their destinations due to an...

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Don’t hold cabinet meeting at Secretariat, SC lawyer requests

A Supreme Court lawyer sends a legal notice to the cabinet secretary requesting him not to hold the cabinet meeting at Secretariat saying that the prime minister’s movement for this meeting creates...

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Rollercoaster ride by rickshaw

Thought rickshaw rides are always fun? Not quite, for office-goers at least.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Will robot cars drive traffic congestion off a cliff?

Self-driving cars are expected to usher in a new era of mobility, safety and convenience. The problem, say transportation researchers, is that people will use them too much.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

Traffic terrible

Sonia Ahmed had had enough of city traffic yesterday after remaining stuck in a huge tailback near New Market for about one and a half hours.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Law on cards to limit number of family cars

The government will set the limit of private cars for a family aimed at mitigating the city’s horrific traffic congestion, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader tells the parliament.