traffic congestion

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  • Tehran’s traffic jam drops by 52% 2019-09-16 19:08

    Tehran’s traffic jam drops by 52%

    TEHRAN – Traffic congestion in the traffic zones of Tehran has declined by 52 percent over the Iranian calendar month of Mordad (July 23-August 22) compared to the same period last year, according to the data released by the Tehran Traffic Control Company.

  • $285m from traffic taxes earmarked to curb air pollution 2019-07-16 21:41

    $285m from traffic taxes earmarked to curb air pollution

    TEHRAN – A total budget of 12 trillion rials (about $285 million) from traffic tax income has been allocated to curb air pollution in the metropolis of Tehran, YJC news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • New scheme cuts Tehran’s traffic congestion by 35% 2019-06-30 20:28

    New scheme cuts Tehran’s traffic congestion by 35%

    TEHRAN – The newly launched traffic scheme has reduced traffic jam by 30-35 percent in the capital, Mardan Heidari, an official with traffic and transport affairs at Tehran Municipality has announced.

  • Traffic-related deaths drop by 20% during new year holidays 2019-04-10 09:12

    Traffic-related deaths drop by 20% during new year holidays

    TEHRAN – Traffic related deaths at the crash scene have decreased by 20 percent during the new year holidays from March 16 to April 6, Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari has said.

  • ‘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.

  • ‘Vehicle inspection reduces PM 2.5 emissions by 1.5%’ 2019-01-25 21:25

    ‘Vehicle inspection reduces PM 2.5 by 1.5% in Tehran’

    TEHRAN – While the low emission zone (LEZ) scheme, mandating vehicle inspection, went into effect in the capital city of Tehran to reduce emissions, only 1.5 percent of the particulate matter (PM) 2.5 is reduced in case of full implementation of the scheme, Mohammad Kazemi, an environmental policy researcher has announced.

  • Car use increases by 40% in h2 in Tehran: deputy mayor 2018-09-23 18:04

    Car use increases by 40% in h2 in Tehran: deputy mayor

    TEHRAN — Car use surges in the second half of the year by 40 percent in the capital, Mohsen Pourseyyed Aqaei, deputy mayor of Tehran for traffic and transport affairs, has said.

  • Number of cars in Tehran 5 times above capacity: police chief 2018-03-07 08:39

    Number of cars in Tehran 5 times above capacity: police chief

    TEHRAN – The number of vehicles that ply in Tehran are 5 times above the capacity of the megacity’s streets, said Tehran’s police chief General Hossein Rahimi.

  • Smart cities 2018-02-21 19:16

    Polish investors invited to smart city projects in Tehran

    TEHRAN — Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi has asked polish investors and companies to take part in smart city projects in the Iranian capital, Fars reported on Wednesday.

  • Noise pollution in Iran’s megacities 20 times above standards: academic 2018-02-12 09:58

    Noise pollution in Iran’s megacities 20 times above standards: academic

    TEHRAN – Noise pollution in metropolises of Iran is 20 times acuter than standards, said Mohammad-Reza Esmaeilpour, occupational health and safety professor at Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

  • TOD 2018-01-21 09:32

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    TOD may be a way round air pollution, traffic jam

    While air pollution and torturous traffic jam are plaguing city dwellers, especially people residing in the Iranian capital, the government is mulling over implementing transit-oriented development (TOD) programs.

  • traffic jam 2018-01-12 17:18

    $500m required for installing traffic cameras

    TEHRAN – New traffic restriction regulations, proposed by Tehran’s municipality, can only be implemented by increasing the number of traffic cameras which requires some 20 trillion rials budget (nearly $500 million), said the deputy mayor of Tehran for traffic and transport affairs.

  • old transportation system 2017/11/10

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Is odd-even scheme worsening Tehran’s air pollution?

    TEHRAN — To tackle the complicated, long-standing problem of air pollution enveloping Tehran, various regulatory schemes have been implemented.

  • high-occupancy vehicle lanes 2017-06-17 19:21

    HOVs to ease traffic congestion, air pollution in Tehran

    TEHRAN — Tehran Municipality is planning on introducing high-occupancy vehicle lanes in two of the expressways in the capital with the goal of reducing traffic congestion and air pollution.

  • Tehrani citizens waste 200 hours per year in traffic: councilor  2017-04-23 11:31

    Tehrani citizens waste 200 hours per year in traffic: councilor

    TEHRAN – Tehrani citizens waste an overall 200 hours per year of their life in traffic congestion, the head of environment committee of the City Council of Tehran has said.