traffic jam

Dhaka commuters suffer in heavy traffic

DMP asks people to keep time in hand to avoid delays

7km tailback on Tangail side of Bangabandhu Bridge

Tk 3.80cr toll collected from the bridge in 24 hours

Eid rush: People suffer as highways clog up

As thousands of Eid holidaymakers left Dhaka yesterday, many suffered on roads due traffic congestions on three major highways and at an exit point of the capital in the morning.

Gridlock at Mirpur-10 / Buses run wild as cops ‘look away’

Stuck at the Mirpur-10 intersection, commuters may wonder why authorities cannot solve the nagging tailback problem despite knowing the solutions.

Elenga to Bangabandhu Bridge / Holidaymakers suffer due to traffic chaos; hundreds of vehicles stuck in tailback

A long tailback on the Dhaka-Tangail-Bangabandhu Bridge Highway, specially from Elenga to Bangabandhu Bridge, has caused immense suffering to thousands of homebound people ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr

Eid journey: Snarl-ups mostly at Dhaka exits

Rifat Jahan was worried about her Eid journey home with her son and niece as her husband could not accompany them on the trip to Jamalpur’s Sarishabari upazila.

Eid journey: Tailbacks return

Sources said pressure on the public transportation system -- buses, trains and launches -- rose manifold from the evening due to a sudden rise of passengers

Traffic congestion costs Old Dhaka its title as key trading hub

Traffic congestion inflicted by unplanned urbanisation and expansion reduces the country's overall GDP by 2.9 percent.

Do we have a vision for Dhaka?

Dhaka is now a black hole: a city consuming millions of residents but has no sense of quality life.

August 10, 2019
August 10, 2019

65km tailback on Dhaka-Tangail highway; 2 vehicles vandalised

Eid holidaymakers, who have been suffering immensely on Dhaka-Tangail highway due to 65-kilometre tailback, vandalise two vehicles in Tangail.

January 9, 2019
January 9, 2019

Traffic 'Jam' inside BFDC

The Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) is renowned for film shoots, ad shoots and so much more. Professionals are busy within the compound running around with props, fixing costumes and looking for the right location for action sequences.

March 24, 2018
March 24, 2018

Speed over safety

To visit his family in Dhaka each week, retired public servant Mirza Azad from Kacharipara in Pabna town has a choice: he can take a

November 24, 2017
November 24, 2017

Dip Flip

Being late in Dhaka due to traffic jam is the lamest of all excuses. For if there is anything predictable in Dhaka, it is the gnarling traffic jam. To make it on time for an appointment across town, all one has to do is start two days early.

August 27, 2017
August 27, 2017

No traffic jam, vehicles moving slowly on Dhaka-Tangail highway

Passengers have been suffering immensely on Dhaka-Tangail highway as vehicles are moving slowly due to yesterday night’s tailback caused by heavy rains

July 24, 2017
July 24, 2017

‘2 and a half hours and still on the road’

If you are planning to go out today, a good advice would be stay indoors. Or face the consequence of being stuck in traffic for hours together.

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.

April 5, 2017
April 5, 2017

Bijoy Sarani-Shahbagh off limits for tomorrow

Dhaka city police will keep some key thoroughfares off limits for tomorrow for a grand rally of the Islamic Foundation and has warned city dwellers of heavy traffic.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Govt considering traffic situation seriously

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says that the government is mulling creating an ‘independent metropolitan communication authority’ to ease traffic congestion in different important cities including Dhaka Metropolitan City.

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 anything and I crisscrossed this small city and reached all the spots on time yesterday! What was wrong with all these people!

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