Dhaka traffic jam

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

There is just one way to save Dhaka

The notoriety of Dhaka’s traffic is now daily news. Civil society members have been venting frustration about this maddening crisis.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

Dhaka: An unwalkable city

A walkable city prioritises pedestrians over motorised vehicles in urban planning.

April 5, 2022
April 5, 2022

Major reason for traffic jams? 70% registered vehicles in Dhaka motorbikes, pvt cars

Fewer than three percent of registered vehicles in Dhaka city are buses and minibuses, exposing the poor public-transport situation of the capital, where over two crore people live.

March 17, 2022
March 17, 2022

Dhaka embraces relief from traffic jam

On the occasion of Father of the Nation's birth anniversary, Dhaka streets are seeing significantly less traffic today than in previous two days.

March 16, 2022
March 16, 2022

As everything opens up, Dhaka traffic back in full force

Dhaka city residents were stuck on the road today as traffic came to standstill for the second consecutive day.  

March 15, 2022
March 15, 2022

Unbearable today: Dhaka traffic comes to standstill

Ishtiaq Hossain, a private firm employee, left his home in Khilgaon at 9am for his office in Farmgate. The commute usually takes him 45 minutes, but it took him nearly two and a half hours today.

May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019

City traffic in disorder

The metro rail construction work on 8km of the capital’s key thoroughfares has made the chaotic traffic even worse, largely because steps have not been taken for better use of the narrowed down streets, experts and officials said.

March 27, 2019
March 27, 2019

Dhanmondi circular bus service begins

A circular bus service which will run on Dhanmondi-New Market-Azimpur route has hit the roads in a bid to bring down traffic jam in Dhanmondi and nearby areas.

March 7, 2019
March 7, 2019

RMG workers free Tejgaon road after 90 mins

The garment workers free Saat Rasta intersection (Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Sarani) in Dhaka’s Tejgaon area one and a half hours after they blocked the road demanding a hike in their wages.

November 14, 2018
November 14, 2018

Unusual traffic irks commuters in Dhaka

Vehicular movement across several points in Dhaka city come to an almost standstill, causing suffering for commuters. Posts are flooding Traffic Alert group in Facebook where people were complaining about today’s unusual traffic congestion in the city.