The city will focus on major transport projects that help ease traffic gridlock and scrap less urgent ones since resources are limited, the HCM City government has said.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Tuesday approved the Việt Nam Railway Corporation (VNR)’s plan to close illegal level crossings in crowded residential areas by the end of this year.
New bridges and roads have helped ease the traffic congestion that used to occur frequently in some areas in HCM City.
Large areas under elevated roadways in HCM City lie abandoned even as the city suffers from a severe shortage of parking spaces.
Hà Nội has reportedly undergone considerable changes in its economic growth, appearance and infrastructure a decade on from administrative boundary expansions.
A state-owned consultancy has proposed adjustments to the expansion plan for HCM City’s Tân Sơn Nhất international airport that would result in much lower costs than one proposed by the French consultancy ADPi.