Việt Nam is promoting the development of smart cities and this requires participation by all ministries, localities and enterprises and international experience, a conference heard in HCM City on Thursday.
HCM City needs long-term flood-prevention plans that would focus on the most densely populated areas first and limit development in lowland areas, experts said at a meeting held on June 20 in the city.
Hà Nội will have a gigantic underground parking lot in the near future.
As in other big cities across the country, Hà Nội’s residents are suffering from serious noise pollution.
The Hà Nội Transportation Service Corporation said it would open 14 new bus routes in the city this year, with three routes serving narrow streets.
National carrier Vietnam Airlines has recommended passengers be present at Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport in HCM City as early as possible to avoid traffic jams.
A bridge that passes through Diamond Island in HCM City’s District 2 to link Mai Chi Tho Highway with Thạnh Mỹ Lợi residential area was completed and opened to traffic on May 30, according to the city Department of Transport.
Upgrades to the Chợ Gạo canal, which connects the southeastern and southwestern regions of Việt Nam, have proven ineffective after just three years of operation, experts say.
Experts and businesses said the capital city has been leading the country in attracting investment for traffic related infrastructure, said Kinh Tế &Đô Thị (Economy & City) Newspaper.