traffic congestion

October 19, 2022
October 19, 2022

The art of tolerance in Dhaka

Some say that living in Dhaka is not easy and for those who have lived here for years, nothing is easy. In fact, living in this city makes it easier to tolerate any other inconvenience with a hair-flip. Someone spat inches away from your feet? Tolerate. It landed on you? Wipe and move on. The world might have a fancy word like noise pollution for needlessly honking cars but we know it for what it really is — soothing white noise that one could even fall asleep to. Which happens often, during the long respites the city graciously bestows on us to and from work every day without fail. We lovingly call them traffic jams.

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

BRT project: DMP urges Dhaka airport-bound passengers to start early

Due to traffic gridlock caused by an ongoing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project of the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority, police have requested Dhaka airport-bound passengers to leave their homes early so that they can arrive on time.

July 8, 2022
July 8, 2022

Unable to afford public transport: Low-income homegoers travel on trucks

Many low-income homegoers have been traveling on trucks while putting their lives in danger on the Dhaka-Aricha and Nabinagar Chandra highways since this (July 8, 2022) morning.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Expressway: Traffic condition improves as 3 more toll booths opened

The 55km-long Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Expressway today (July 1, 2022) witnessed slowdown of traffic on the first day of toll collection as all the booths of the toll plaza could not be opened. , traffic jam, traffic congestion, tailback, , toll plaza, Korean Expressway Corporation, Bogail toll plaza, slowdown of traffic

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 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

Pressure of vehicles increases on Bangabandhu Bridge but no gridlock

Although there was a pressure of vehicles on the Dhaka-Tangail highway, no traffic congestion were reported from anywhere.

April 19, 2022
April 19, 2022

Massive traffic congestion in Dhaka as students, traders clash in New market area

Vehicular movement on Mirpur Road came to a halt following the renewed clashes between Dhaka College students and traders in New Market area this morning.

April 19, 2022
April 19, 2022

Dhaka New Market 'battleground': At least 50, including journos, police injured

At least 50 people, including seven journalists, were injured as students of Dhaka College and traders locked in clashes again in Dhaka's New Market area this morning.

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.