traffic congestion in Dhaka

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

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.

April 3, 2022
April 3, 2022

City braces for crippling traffic jams

Dhaka city dwellers fear that congestion on streets is going to be even more unbearable with the schools and colleges staying open for the better part of Ramadan.

March 31, 2022
March 31, 2022

Unlivable? Why is Dhaka such a mess?

If you want to lead a quality life in a city, Dhaka is not the place you should be looking for.

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.

March 29, 2022
March 29, 2022

‘Dhaka’s vehicles look so poor!’: Quader

Regarding unplanned development in Dhaka, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said that Dhaka’s condition is sad and appalling to watch.

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.  

July 19, 2017
July 19, 2017

Traffic jam in Dhaka eats up 3.2m working hrs everyday: WB

Many residents in Dhaka often lack access to basic services and in the last 10 years, average traffic speed has dropped from 21 km to 7 km (hour), only slightly above the average walking speed, says a new World Bank (WB) analysis.

August 29, 2016
August 29, 2016

Biman’s flight delays as co-pilot arrives late

A domestic flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines is delayed to take-off for over an hour as the co-pilot of the flight arrives late at Dhaka airport, thanks to huge traffic congestion in the capital.