traffic congestion in Dhaka | The Daily Star
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • More auto-rickshaws!

    The horrific traffic congestion that Dhaka commuters must suffer everyday has become a chronic problem.

  • Dhaka Bypass to be built under PPP

    Government to construct the Dhaka Bypass (Joydevpur-Debgram-Bhulta-Modonpur Road) under public-private-partnership (PPP) expecting it to play an important role in addressing the acute traffic congestion in the capital.

  • Metro rail: Extra measures to be taken to check noise, shock

    Extra measures are to be taken in the Dhaka metro rail project to check noise, shock and vibration in key places like Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban, Dhaka University and National Museum.