EghtesadOnline: The Ministry of Roads and Urban Development plans to inaugurate seven rail projects stretching 1,443 kilometers across the country by the end of next Iranian year (March 2022).
EghtesadOnline: Landlords willing to sign three-year lease contracts will be granted exemption from vacancy tax and other slated tax measures concerning the housing sector, a senior official with the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development said.
EghtesadOnline: Director general of Roads and Urban Development Organization of Tehran Province says 4.5 million residents of the province are living in decrepit suburban areas.
EghtesadOnline: Unsafe roads, careless drivers and the poor quality of vehicles claim thousands of lives every year in Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization is not capable of purchasing heavy-duty vehicles used for the construction and repair of roads due to the 90% tariff imposed by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration on their imports, an official with RMTO said.
EghtesadOnline: Heavy raining and floods sweeping across much of Iranian provinces during Nowruz holidays are estimated to have caused about $470 million to the country’s agriculture and roads infrastructures ($350 million and around $120 million respectively).
EghtesadOnline: Poor roads, substandard automobiles plus reckless driving are pushing up road fatalities, says a Traffic Police deputy chief.
EghtesadOnline: A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the number of road traffic mortalities in 2016 ranks Iran as the 38th country with the world's most deadly roads.