HCM City agencies have unveiled plans to promote waterway transport on the 975km of riverways in the city, according to the city’s Department of Transport.
The number of passengers taking flights at Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport in HCM City rose to a record 124,000 in a day, according to Nguyễn Nam Tiến, deputy director of the airport.
The HCM City Department of Transport has announced traffic plans for Lunar New Year’s Eve that include a ban on vehicles entering major streets on Thursday and Friday (February 15 and 16).
Minister of Public Security Tô Lâm has issued an urgent notice, requesting heads of general departments, police departments and fire fighting forces of provinces and cities across the country ensure order and security during the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday.
Tân Cảng-Quy Nhơn JSC in the central coastal province of Bình Định has been dumping soil and stone into waters surrounding Quy Nhơn Port in order to expand the port’s warehouse, worsening crowding issues and threatening its status as a first-grade port, danviet.vn online newspaper has reported.
The Government has guaranteed sufficient capital for HCM City’s No1 Metro project linking Bến Thành Market and Suối Tiên Theme Park, according to Trần Vĩnh Tuyến, deputy chairman of the city’s People’s Committee.
More toll collection lanes and limited access to expressways during the Tết holiday are expected to reduce traffic congestion on the HCM City – Trung Lương and HCM City – Long Thành – Dầu Giây expressways.
The HCM City authority will crack down on traffic violations during the upcoming Tết (Lunar New Year) festival, particularly unregistered passenger buses.
Transport businesses, including aviation, railway and buses, have prepared plans to serve passengers travelling during the Tết (Lunar New Year) holidays, Vietnam News Agency reported.
The Ministry of Transport has sent an official notice, requesting investors of BOT across the country to ensure traffic order and avoid congested roads during Tết (Lunar New Year).