traffic

How to not be always late

What a way to start the day! The meeting was scheduled to start at 9. You rush into the conference room and the boss gives you a frown. The clock on the wall says 9:20. Sound familiar? As unfortunate as it is, you are not the only one called Late Lateef by their colleagues. A lot of people struggle with the same awkward problem – ‘being on time.’ Here are few of our tips to avoid such ineptness.

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

Can the new Detailed Area Plan cure Dhaka of its ills?

Only if Rajuk has the will and organisational capacity

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

How to not be always late

What a way to start the day! The meeting was scheduled to start at 9. You rush into the conference room and the boss gives you a frown. The clock on the wall says 9:20. Sound familiar? As unfortunate as it is, you are not the only one called Late Lateef by their colleagues. A lot of people struggle with the same awkward problem – ‘being on time.’ Here are few of our tips to avoid such ineptness.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

How late can a Late Lateef be?

For most guests of honour at seminars, inaugurations or book launches, if they are VIPs, being on time is unthinkable. The norm is to arrive at least an hour later than the stipulated time, while the other guests and participants huff and puff with exasperation and then speak well over the allotted time.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Shopping in traffic: Top 5 things to buy at a traffic signal in Dhaka

Being stuck at a traffic signal is not ideal, but it is a great opportunity to check out the various items being sold by street vendors. From refreshing beverages to the latest novels, there is a multitude of items one can buy while sitting in the annoying Dhaka traffic. Here are the top 5 things to buy while stuck in a traffic signal.

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022

A guide to surviving Dhaka traffic during summer

Dhaka traffic, a never-ending nuisance

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

Punctuality is an unfair demand in Dhaka city

With Dhaka's traffic, is it still fair to expect people to be on time?

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Does Dhaka need underground metro or subway?

The government has been working on building 258km of underground rail to ease up the traffic of Dhaka city. This plan consists of 11 different subway routes in Dhaka by 2050. Urban planners have called the project "costly" and "ambitious." They are saying that the project will not bring any positive change in the traffic congestion of the capital.

April 30, 2022
April 30, 2022

Commuters suffer for lack of transport on Savar highways

The number of homebound people on Dhaka-Aricha and Nabinagar-Chandra highways in Savar increased this noon. However, the number of vehicles did not.

March 30, 2022
March 30, 2022

Traffic projection for Dhaka during Ramadan

After the government decided to reopen all educational institutions, Dhaka traffic has regained its former glory. The shift from online to in-person classes and work has highlighted Dhaka’s inability to handle all of the traffic, and massive infrastructure development projects are not helping either.

February 17, 2022
February 17, 2022

Traffic woes continue to hamper people’s lives and limit the potential for growth

A few days ago I travelled to Kushtia, a city situated in the southwest of Bangladesh from my hometown, Mymensingh. As our car was about to enter the city, we were faced with a huge tailback of trucks, cars, buses, and vans carrying passengers and goods.