Hà Nội eased social distancing policies on April 23, allowing restaurants, cafes, clothes and cosmetics shops to reopen but customers have to keep their distance from each other.
The HCM City Deparment of Transport on Wednesday (April 15) decided to extend the suspension of public and service transport until April 22.
HCM City has set up 10 traffic control stations at the city's gateways and on major routes to quickly handle violations of new rules limiting transport of vehicles departing from or arriving in the city from April 1 to 15.
The Ministry of Transport has asked Hà Nội to reconsider its plan to build new interstate coach terminals for short term use, including the controversial Yên Sở station, to avoid wastefulness.
Chief Inspector of Hà Nội’s Transport Department Trần Nhật Quang speaks to Kinh tế & Đô thị (Economic and Urban Affairs) newspaper about difficulties in curbing transport violations in the city.
The transport department of the port city of Hải Phòng's decision to gather a hundred coach buses at one station has met with opposition from the owners of the vehicles.
The Prime Minister has asked ministries, sectors and localities to step up measures to ensure traffic safety and social order while meeting the travel demands of passengers during the upcoming national holiday of National Independence Day (Sept. 2) and the new school year (Sept. 5).
The closure of Lương Yên Bus Station on Hà Nội’s Nguyễn Khoái Street is expected to ease traffic congestion in nearby areas and offer chances for coach operators to use better facilities, transport experts said.