Tuhin Shubhra Adhikary

Dhaka-Sylhet-Tamabil Highway: Crucial projects held back by land issues

The expansion work of the Dhaka-Sylhet highway has been severely hampered due to long delays in land acquisition and the moving of utility lines.

3d ago

Road Crashes: This April deadliest in 16 months

It also revealed a trend of gradual and steady rise in road crashes and deaths this year, indicating that roads are getting riskier.

1w ago

BRTA Advisory Council: Maiden meeting comes 7 years after inception

A section of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) Act-2017 specifies formation of an advisory council under the leadership of the road transport and bridges minister.

1w ago

Speed limit set for all types of vehicles

The speed limit for cars, buses, and minibuses on expressways would be 80km per hour, while it would be 60kmph for motorcycles and 50kmph for trucks.

1w ago

Why can’t road crashes be curbed?

The Road Transport and Highways Division has called a meeting tomorrow with the divisional commissioners and deputy inspector general of ranges to find out why the number of road crashes cannot be controlled.

1w ago

Updating Transport Papers: Govt caves in yet again, waives delay fine

Giving into pressure from transport associations, the government once again waived the fines for failing to update driving licences and vehicle documents on time.

1w ago

Dhaka-Jashore Rail Line: Opening in July but full benefits far off

The Dhaka-Jashore rail line via the Padma Bridge is going to open in July, but Bangladesh Railway may not able be to reap the full benefit of the expensive project soon mainly due to shortages of manpower and carriages.

1w ago

Road Surface Melting: Bargain bitumen failing to bear extreme heat

As the country is baking in heatwave, road surfaces in several districts have melted due to what experts say is the use of bitumen that cannot withstand this extreme heat.

2w ago
May 15, 2024
May 15, 2024

Dhaka-Sylhet-Tamabil Highway: Crucial projects held back by land issues

The expansion work of the Dhaka-Sylhet highway has been severely hampered due to long delays in land acquisition and the moving of utility lines.

May 10, 2024
May 10, 2024

Road Crashes: This April deadliest in 16 months

It also revealed a trend of gradual and steady rise in road crashes and deaths this year, indicating that roads are getting riskier.

May 9, 2024
May 9, 2024

BRTA Advisory Council: Maiden meeting comes 7 years after inception

A section of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) Act-2017 specifies formation of an advisory council under the leadership of the road transport and bridges minister.

May 8, 2024
May 8, 2024

Speed limit set for all types of vehicles

The speed limit for cars, buses, and minibuses on expressways would be 80km per hour, while it would be 60kmph for motorcycles and 50kmph for trucks.

May 7, 2024
May 7, 2024

Why can’t road crashes be curbed?

The Road Transport and Highways Division has called a meeting tomorrow with the divisional commissioners and deputy inspector general of ranges to find out why the number of road crashes cannot be controlled.

May 6, 2024
May 6, 2024

Updating Transport Papers: Govt caves in yet again, waives delay fine

Giving into pressure from transport associations, the government once again waived the fines for failing to update driving licences and vehicle documents on time.

May 5, 2024
May 5, 2024

Dhaka-Jashore Rail Line: Opening in July but full benefits far off

The Dhaka-Jashore rail line via the Padma Bridge is going to open in July, but Bangladesh Railway may not able be to reap the full benefit of the expensive project soon mainly due to shortages of manpower and carriages.

April 28, 2024
April 28, 2024

Road Surface Melting: Bargain bitumen failing to bear extreme heat

As the country is baking in heatwave, road surfaces in several districts have melted due to what experts say is the use of bitumen that cannot withstand this extreme heat.

April 25, 2024
April 25, 2024

Road Condition Survey: Fearful of flak, RHD won’t publish entire reports

Roads and Highways Department will not make public its annual survey report on road conditions in its entirety to avoid, what its officials say, public criticism.

April 24, 2024
April 24, 2024

RHD to expand 2 major roads around Dhaka

The Roads and Highways Department (RHD) is going to expand two major roads around Dhaka as part of developing the long-awaited inner ring road, aiming to reduce traffic congestion in the capital.

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