Gridlock forces new car policies

New car import policies are being considered as the number of vehicles competing for space on Yangon’s archaic road network threatens to get out of hand. The chief of the Yangon Region Government’s car parking analysis group, U Myint Cho, said that urgent action is needed and that the supervisory committee will reconsider existing rules. […]

Yangon roads to grind to halt without huge investment: JICA

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which is working with the government on an urban management master plan for Yangon, said congestion would continue to worsen over the next 20 years without significant investment. The researchers predicted that by the year 2035, vehicle use in Yangon would rise 22-fold. As a result, even if the Yangon […]