Yangon to build more overpasses with escalators

YANGON — More overpasses with escalators will be built in downtown Yangon in the new fiscal year, according to the Roads and Bridges Department under the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC). The Yangon Regional Government Committee plans to build six overpasses. Among the overpasses, some will have escalators. The Yangon mayor submitted a proposal to […]

How can we solve Yangon’s traffic problems?

The chaotic traffic in Yangon appears to worsen every day while attempts to solve the problem remain stuck, placing commuters’ lives and livelihoods in increasingly greater jeopardy. Commuters are forced to waste valuable time in transit. The affects those working in the transportation sector worst of all. Bus line owners complain of the declining the […]

Overpasses fail to solve Yangon’s traffic congestion

Yangon authorities are being criticised for the costly construction of overpasses, as traffic snarl is getting worse in Myanmar’s biggest city though three overpasses are completed. “Some overpasses are completed but traffic jam is here. The government can do better,” lamented MP Dr Nyo Nyo Thin of Bahan Township Constituency (2). It is reported that […]