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.
EghtesadOnline: Providing decent public transportation services has always been a major concern of urban managers.
EghtesadOnline: The number of passengers using road-based public transport services has increased to 100 million in the nine Iranian months ending Dec. 21 from 92 million during last year’s corresponding period, says an official with Iran Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization.
EghtesadOnline: Public transportation expansion projects have become a challenging task for managers in Iranian metropolises because of rising demand on the government’s budget.
EghtesadOnline: The inefficient public transportation network in the Iranian capital has been repeatedly blamed for exacerbating Tehran’s suffocating air pollution, which recently hit the emergency level.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian government has provided Tehran Municipality with 10 trillion rials ($78.7 million) to boost urban transportation development in the megacity of Tehran.