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Trishaws keep rolling on Myanmar’s clogged streets

YANGON: Surrounded by a trove of tools and spare parts, trishaw maker Aye Zaw works on his latest model of the pedal-powered three-wheeler, readying it for the clogged roads of Myanmar’s biggest city. Undeterred by the rapid transformation of Yangon’s streets from sedate thoroughfares to car-choked arteries in just a few years, the 46-year-old revels […]

Yangon road, water and rail payment bids invited

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Dr Maung Aung, the secretary of Yangon Region Transport Authority (YRTA), says the authorities are working to introduce the same cash payment system for the Yangon Bus Service, water taxis and circular trains. On August 9, the YRTA invited a tender for the cash payment system for transport […]

Public transport to be prioritised in Yangon urban development plan

Changes are planned on the ground, on the water and on the rails. To improve public transport in Yangon, approximately eight public bus companies will be established, with Public Transport Control Center and Traffic Control Center to oversee the bus system. In addition, the circular railway system is will be upgraded. Also, bidding for the […]

Tenders invited for water taxi vessels

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Yangon Region Transport Authority (YRTA) invited tenders on 16 November for vessels that will be used as water taxis on the Hlaing River and Nga Moe Yeik creek, it is learnt. The water buses will hopefully contribute to a reduction of traffic congestion and to ensure convenience of […]