EghtesadOnline: Following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Iran in February 2020, Tehran’s public transportation system has incurred an additional monthly expense of over 1 trillion rials ($3.97 million) per month for observing the health protocols.
EghtesadOnline: The scheme to streamline Iran’s public transportation will be launched soon, based on a deal to overhaul age-old buses and taxis in metropolises, a deputy interior minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Bus Company and the Industries Ministry have reached an agreement to restore 1,000 dilapidated urban buses under a long-term scheme.
EghtesadOnline: Economic constraints and Covid-19 have taken a toll on Tehran public transportation, as they push the sector to the verge of bankruptcy, the head of Tehran City Council’s Transportation Commission said.
EghtesadOnline: Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Iran in February, the country’s public transportation system has incurred a massive loss of over 20 trillion rials ($68.6 million), an official with Iran Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization declared.
EghtesadOnline: Over 20,700 gasoline-powered public transport and commercial vehicles have so far been converted into compressed natural gas hybrids, as per the nationwide scheme initiated by the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company in late May.
EghtesadOnline: The number of Covid-19 infections in the capital city of Tehran has hit an emergency level in the past several days, while a large number of residents commute to work using public means of transportation such as buses and the subway.
EghtesadOnline: As an increasing population use public transportation in the Iranian capital city, Tehran, adhering to social distancing will turn into a farfetched goal.
EghtesadOnline: Public transportation fares for metro, bus, taxi and minibus will see a 25% rise in the next Iranian year (starting March 20), as per the approval of Tehran City Council on Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: A nationwide scheme has been launched to convert 1.5 million gasoline-powered public transport vehicles to compressed natural gas hybrids.