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.

January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016

Total chaos at Shahbagh intersection

The reckless driving of buses at Shahbagh and Matsya Bhaban intersections continued yesterday even after horrific deaths of two schoolgirls in the areas on Saturday.

November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015

Web Review: Get traffic alerts on Facebook

The traffic condition in Dhaka is getting worse with time. But now, you can get updates on the traffic status of your route and decide beforehand whether to take an alternative route to reach your...

September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015

Eid rush, rain cause 20km-tailback on highway

Thousands of passengers face untold sufferings on Dhaka-Tangail highway due to a 20-kilometre tailback caused by incessant rain and heavy pressure of vehicles ahead of Eid-ul-Azha since early...

July 25, 2015
July 25, 2015

Long tailback on Dhaka-Tangail highway

A 65km long tailback ensues on the Dhaka-Tangail highway as holidaymakers make return journey after Eid.

July 24, 2015
July 24, 2015

China's '300' subdued by police

Half-naked models, dressed as Spartan warriors similar to the action-fantasy film "300" are subdued by Beijing police while taking part in a marketing stunt,

July 17, 2015
July 17, 2015

Journey home made terrible

People rushing for home to celebrate Eid feel the pinch of inadequate transport and road capacity as well the poorly manned traffic at some points of their journey but for Masud Rana the trip was...

July 16, 2015
July 16, 2015

Traffic police mercilessly beat youth (video)

Three policemen mercilessly beat a youth over a trivial issue in Dhaka.

July 15, 2015
July 15, 2015

Long tailback on Dhaka-Ctg highway

Traffic on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway suffers a blow after a truck lost one of its tyres in Comilla creating a 22-kilometre long tailback.

June 23, 2015
June 23, 2015

Govt steps in to ease Eid traffic

Road transport and bridges ministry asks the authorities concerned not to ply any truck, lorry and covered-van on the highways for three days before and after the Eid-ul-Fitr.

June 11, 2015
June 11, 2015

City dwellers gasp in gridlock

In addition to water-logging on some key city roads, vehicles passing through Gulshan-1, Gulshan-2, Rampura, Badda and Baridhara remained stuck for hours as police cleared route for passage of the...