The regulation to increase public transport combined with traffic control means in Ho Chi Minh City was ordered by the HCMC Department of Transport and Transport Development Institute (MOT) to resolve the situation. traffic jams in the city.
Ho Chi Minh City has a lot of problems in solving traffic jams
According to the regulation, the motor prohibition in the city center (districts 1, 3, 5 and 10) is divided into 3 phases. After that, the city bans motorcycles in the central area from 2030 onwards.
The research unit also proposed to control parking in the central area and charge an hourly rate and a regional parking fee. At the same time, restricting the permit to keep vehicles on the road, pavement, especially the central area.
In addition, according to the road map, the city will increase the registration fee for cars by up to 9 seats, with traffic jams being charged in the inner city during peak hours for cars. In particular, the application of information technology for automatic collection does not stop, the revenues are used to develop an urban transport system.
When limiting motorcycles, public passenger transport will play a key role in the bus until the mass passenger transport system is formed.
The research team proposes that by 2020 2020 buses will achieve 8.9-12.2% of the city's travel needs, with 25-30% of the travel requirements in the CBD. .
To achieve the above goal, the city must develop 55-120 bus routes, bringing the total number of networks to 192-255, with about 4,200-4,800 vehicles running.
Meanwhile, director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transportation Bui Xuan Cuong has a different picture of the above schedule. He claimed that Ho Chi Minh City in 2030 has not banned motorcycles. According to him, the city will study and implement the measures proposed by the scheme for driving the use of this vehicle and other vehicles for personal transport.
The director of the HCM City Department of Transportation confirmed: "Only when there are sufficient means of transportation for the people to travel, the city is considering the ban on motorcycles."