traffic

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...

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...

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...

May 8, 2019
May 8, 2019

Traffic chaos as hawkers, workers block roads

The beginning of Ramadan is when city dwellers enjoy less chaotic traffic on streets but yesterday, the first day of the holy month, people endured standstill traffic for hours in downtown Dhaka as...

April 3, 2018
April 3, 2018

Traffic's trial with remotes

City authorities have tried out a host of “solutions” to control chaotic traffic over the decades. The result? All the money went down the drain and the situation turned from bad to worse.

November 19, 2017
November 19, 2017

People bear the brunt of traffic chaos

City residents suffered dreadful traffic snarl-ups yesterday afternoon as Nagorik Committee organised a huge rally at the Suhrawardy Udyan.

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Jam? What jam?

Surprise, surprise! Why are these headlines – Traffic goes haywire, City chokes on jam and so on -- hogging the newspaper pages? So what if the cars stop dead on the streets? Well, I did not feel...