The HCM City Department of Transport has asked the municipal People's Committee to approve five new subsidized electric-bus routes that will be operated by Vingroup and run on a pilot basis for 24 months.
The HCM City Department of Transport plans to offer about 500 bicycles for rent at 50 sites in downtown areas by the end of this year.
HCM City plans to open more pedestrian streets in central District 1 to meet locals and tourists’ entertainment and recreational demands.
Hà Nội now has 3,775 bus stops but only 10 per cent of them are installed with roof and seats.
Installation of art in public places in Việt Nam is essential to the development of smart cities and their cultural life, HCM City artists and cultural experts have said.