Mandalay invites bids for CCTVs at 32 traffic lights

The Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) is inviting open tenders for installation of 11 SCATS system real-time traffic light sensors and CCTV cameras at all traffic lights installed with SCATS systems in the city to boost motorist safety and reduce car accidents. Twenty-one SCATS system traffic light sensors were installed in traffic lights during fiscal […]

RFID to be installed in licensed taxis

The Yangon regional government ministry in charge of transportation will install an RFID (Radio Frequency Identification Device) system in licensed taxis so that authorities can take action against unlicensed taxis that are operating in the Yangon region, it is learnt. “There are a total of over 80,000 vehicles running in Yangon, some with a permanent […]

Over One Third of Yangon Traffic Lights to be Upgraded

Tenders will be invited to upgrade Yangon’s old traffic lights as part of the process to solve the business capital’s worsening traffic congestion and to better enforce traffic rules, according to an official from the auto regulatory body Ma Hta Tha. Some traffic lights in use in Yangon operate on the urban electrical grid, and […]

Local companies propose to run Yangon’s new bus system

Two local companies have submitted proposal to operate the forthcoming Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) system in Yangon, according to regional officials. Although the government planned to start the BRT system this year, the plans have been delayed due to the location of traffic lights and poor road conditions. “We have organised a technical aid team […]