traffic jam in dhaka

Gridlock on Dhaka-Chattogram highway puts commuters in distress

Commuters travelling on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway today are having to wait it out for hours due to a 10-kilometre tailback from Signboard to Langolbondo area on the highway in Narayanganj..Apart from this, there is another 10-kilometre long tailback stretching from Kanchpur to Daudkandi

Nightmare on Airport Road

Dhaka dwellers and commuters suffered immensely yesterday as traffic came to a standstill on the Airport Road. Thousands were stuck for hours on end and many missed appointments, meetings and even flights.

AL rally in Savar results in 2km tailback on Dhaka-Aricha highway

Awami League's rally in Savar has resulted in a two-kilometre tailback on the Dhaka-Aricha highway around Radio Colony area.

There is just one way to save Dhaka

The notoriety of Dhaka’s traffic is now daily news. Civil society members have been venting frustration about this maddening crisis.

Dhaka: An unwalkable city

A walkable city prioritises pedestrians over motorised vehicles in urban planning.

Unbearable today: Dhaka traffic comes to standstill

Ishtiaq Hossain, a private firm employee, left his home in Khilgaon at 9am for his office in Farmgate. The commute usually takes him 45 minutes, but it took him nearly two and a half hours today.

Writ seeks directive to curb Dhaka traffic jam

A Supreme Court lawyer files a writ petition with the High Court seeking its directive on the government to form a special task-force to curb severe traffic jam in Dhaka.

RMG workers free Tejgaon road after 90 mins

The garment workers free Saat Rasta intersection (Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Sarani) in Dhaka’s Tejgaon area one and a half hours after they blocked the road demanding a hike in their wages.

Driving on wrong side a disease: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister and general secretary of ruling Awami League, Obaidul Quader says driving on the wrong side of the roads is a disease, which most of the time done by influential people that creates the traffic congestion.

August 22, 2017
August 22, 2017

Rain, water logging result in severe traffic jam in Dhaka

Moderate rain once again inundates many parts of the major roads in Dhaka causing severe traffic congestion.

June 18, 2017
June 18, 2017

It's same old story

Commuters suffered long delays as moderate rain caused gridlock on city roads yesterday. The traffic situation worsened as a large number of Eid shoppers poured into malls at the weekend.

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Traffic goes haywire

Dhaka dwellers were stuck on city streets for hours on end in the scorching heat yesterday, mainly because of a Dhaka North City Corporation event and a procession of the education ministry. Standstill traffic were everywhere in the capital.