HA NOI — The Ha Noi Transport Department has issued a new decree banning taxis and trucks from more Ha Noi streets, including Pham Ngoc Thach, Le Duan, La Thanh and Le Van Luong from 6am-9am and 4.30pm-7.30pm between April 5 and May 31.
In addition, lorries weighing over 1.25 tonnes are to be barred from Minh Khai, Dai La, Truong Chinh, Lang, Buoi, Lac Long Quan streets between 6am and 9pm to ease congestion. Ambulances and cars carrying the elderly or the disabled are excluded from the ban.
Earlier, taxis and trucks were barred from using 17 other routes during peak hours to ease traffic congestion at major intersections. — VNS