public transportation

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  • 10,000 taxis to be added to public transport fleet 2019-10-23 21:27

    10,000 taxis to be added to public transport fleet

    TEHRAN – A total of 10,000 new taxis will be added to the country’s public transport fleet by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 2020), Mohsen Pourseyyed Aqaei, deputy mayor of Tehran for traffic and transport affairs, has announced.

  • 81% of bus drivers responsible for fatal accidents in 2 months 2019-09-03 21:58

    81% of bus drivers responsible for fatal accidents in 2 months

    TEHRAN – The number of public transport fleet accidents has increased significantly over the last two months, and 81% of bus drivers were to blame for fatal road crashes, Traffic Police chief has announced.

  • Interior Ministry, Sharif University, Traffic Police, Cycling Federation to promote clean transportation  2019-06-19 20:21

    Interior Ministry, Sharif University, Traffic Police, Cycling Federation to promote clean transportation 

    TEHRAN — The Municipalities and Village Administrators Organization, affiliated to the Ministry of Interior, along with Traffic Police, Sharif University of Technology, and Cycling Federation of Iran have agreed to cooperate on promoting clean transportation, IRNA news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • $1.5b required to complete Tehran subway lines 6, 7: CEO 2019-05-25 20:02

    $1.5b required to complete Tehran subway lines 6, 7: CEO

    TEHRAN — In order to complete the construction project of lines 6 and 7 of Tehran Metro a budget of 60 trillion rials (nearly $1.5 billion) is needed, Ali Emam, the CEO of Tehran Urban & Suburban Railway Operation Company has said.

  • Tehran city council mulling over gondola lift transport 2019-05-13 20:17

    Tehran city council mulling over gondola lift transport

    TEHRAN — Tehran city council is weighing up the pros and cons of setting up gondola lifts as urban transport in northern Tehran, councilor Mohammad Alikhani has said.

  • Tehran Municipality to develop bike lanes, bike sharing systems 2019-04-13 21:59

    Tehran Municipality to develop bike lanes, bike sharing systems

    TEHRAN — Tehran municipality will develop bike lanes and bike sharing systems in the capital in the current year (starting on March 21), Mohsen Pourseyyed Aqaei, deputy mayor of Tehran for traffic and transport affairs has said.

  • $4m budget allocated to promote non-motorized transport 2019-03-03 22:02

    $4m budget allocated to promote non-motorized transport

    TEHRAN – A total budget of 170 billion rials (around $4 million) has been allocated to promote bike lanes across the capital city of Tehran, encouraging the residents to ride bicycles.

  • ‘TOD only way for Tehran to survive air pollution’ 2019-02-23 22:09

    ‘TOD only way for Tehran to survive air pollution’

    TEHRAN – While some experts believe that Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) in the metropolis of Tehran is being carried out based on no proper principles and will not be effective, secretary of the TOD committee of Tehran City Council has announced that TOD can be properly implemented in the capital and mitigate air pollution.

  • $1.5b needed to complete 2 metro lines in Tehran 2019-02-21 01:58

    $1.5b needed to complete 2 metro lines in Tehran

    TEHRAN – A budget of 60 trillion rials (about $1.5 billion) required to complete two metro lines of 6 and 7, stretching to 70 kilometers in the capital, Tehran City Council member has stated.

  • 16,000 clunker buses running in transport fleet nationwide 2019-02-19 09:37

    16,000 clunker buses running in transport fleet nationwide

    TEHRAN – Some 22,000 busses are operating in the country’s public transport fleet, 16,000 of which are clunkers, accounting for 70 percent of the volume of bus transport system, deputy interior minister for urban and rural development has said.

  • $1b proposed for developing Tehran public transport fleet 2019-02-07 01:01

    $1b proposed for developing Tehran public transport fleet

    TEHRAN – A total budget of 45 trillion rials (nearly $1 billion) on development of transportation fleet has been proposed in Tehran Municipality’s budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year (starting on March 21, 2019), Sakineh Ashrafi, deputy mayor of Tehran for planning, urban development and council affairs has said.

  • Tehran transport fleet to add 13 articulated buses  2019-01-02 21:02

    Tehran transport fleet to add 13 articulated buses 

    TEHRAN — Thirteen new articulated buses have been purchased and will be added to Tehran public transport fleet, Tehran bus operating company's director general Peyman Sanandaji said on Wednesday. 

  • Bike sharing program to develop in Tehran: mayor  2019-01-01 21:12

    Bike sharing program to develop in Tehran: mayor 

    TEHRAN — Bicycle sharing program will be developed in the capital city of Tehran in a bid to reduce air pollution, Tehran Mayor Pirouz Hanachi said on Tuesday. 

  • ‘Diesel particulate filter best option to cut PM 2.5’ 2018-12-29 20:40

    ‘Diesel particulate filter best option to cut PM 2.5’

    TEHRAN — Installation of diesel particulate filter on vehicles is one of the best and cost-efficient measures to reduce small particulate matter of 2.5 microns or less in diameter (PM2.5) in metropolises, Masoud Zandi, head of the national center for air quality and climate change, has said.