EghtesadOnline: Tehran Urban and Suburban Railway Company is renovating subway trains to quickly optimize the environmentally friendly mode of transportation before the likely opening of schools in October.
EghtesadOnline: The complete dilapidated taxi fleet in the capital city of Tehran can be renovated in 18 months, if 50 trillion rials ($181.8 million) are allocated to the project, Tehran Municipality’s deputy for traffic and transportation affairs said.
EghtesadOnline: Over nine million residents in the capital city of Tehran squander an average of 31 minutes per day in traffic, amounting to 4.65 million hours per day and more than 1.5 billion hours per year, CEO of Tehran Traffic Control Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Despite initiatives by Iran's Department of Environment and anti-air pollution campaigners, the use of bicycles and related projects has failed to take off across the country.
EghtesadOnline: The death rate in road accidents in Iran climbed by 16% in the first four months of the current fiscal year (March 21-July 22), although intercity travel restrictions remain in place due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
EghtesadOnline: By March 2022, 500 buses will join the fleet of the capital city Tehran, as part of efforts to improve the city's transportation system.
EghtesadOnline: Authorities in Tehran are working hard to overcome obstacles in the way of subway construction to provide people with a more efficient and environmentally friendly mode of transit.
EghtesadOnline: Trains operated on the Tehran-Tabriz-Sharafkhaneh-Salmas route and back as of August 7, according to the director general of Azarbaijan Region’s Railway Organization.
EghtesadOnline: Potable water consumption in Tehran has surpassed 500 million cubic meters since the beginning of the current fiscal year (March 2021-22) while precipitation has declined by at least 40% in the period compared to 2019, the head of Tehran Water and Wastewater Company said.