Its move for AI-driven signalling system signals how out-of-touch with reality it is
Before jumping into the realm of artificial intelligence, we should start with some old-fashioned “common sense”
The limited launch of the metro tomorrow is unlikely to make any real dent in Dhaka's traffic problem
If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard that “traffic was particularly bad today,” I could have retired already
The notoriety of Dhaka’s traffic is now daily news. Civil society members have been venting frustration about this maddening crisis.
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.
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.