Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities have decided to increase 12 new routes to its bus community to fortify the connectivity amongst the southern Vietnamese financial hub and its neighboring localities.
The People’s Committee created the selection dependent on a proposal by the municipal Division of Transportation in early June for expanding the city’s bus network to meet up with the rising journey need, ease targeted visitors congestion, and encourage urban civilization.
Between these new routes are four minibus routes, from Binh An Waterbus Station in District 2 to the Saigon Bus Station in District 1 (19.5 kilometers) and to Lien Phuong Road in Thu Duc Metropolis (18 kilometers) from Phong Phu 5 Residential Region in District 7 (16.5 kilometers) and from the T30 Household Location in Binh Chanh District to the College of Finance and Marketing (14 kilometers).
These routes can function on slender streets foremost to new city locations, industrial parks, and big traffic axes and can join with other transportation modals, in accordance to the department.
In the meantime, the 4 significant-good quality routes operate from An Lac in Binh Chanh District to Rach Chiec in Thu Duc (21.3 kilometers) from An Lac to Ben Thanh Current market in District 1 (14.4 kilometers) from Cho Lon in District 6 to Rach Chiec (15.7 kilometers), and from Ben Thanh to Rach Chiec (10.8 kilometers).
In addition, four extra interprovincial bus routes are likely to connection the city with the provinces of Tien Giang, Dong Nai and Tay Ninh.
The 12 new routes will support enhance the city’s bus density and make improvements to site visitors connectivity among it and neighboring provinces, promoting all round socio-financial development of the location, the department mentioned.
Currently, Ho Chi Minh Metropolis has 128 bus routes in operation, like 91 backed and 37 non-backed routes, Lao Dong (Labor) newspaper cited the office.
This network features 101 intra-provincial bus routes and 27 some others that hyperlink the town with adjacent provinces such as Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Lengthy An, Tien Giang, Tay Ninh and Ba Ria – Vung Tau.
Very last 12 months, because of to the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, the overall selection of bus passengers in Ho Chi Minh Metropolis dropped by 57 percent from 2020 to 53 million.
This year, the city has established a target of servicing 232 million travellers, 4.3 occasions additional than in 2021.