EghtesadOnline: In an effort to upgrade urban services via the internet of things, smart technologies and innovative ideas, Tehran Municipality is planning to tap into the potentials of local startups.
EghtesadOnline: While the Iranian capital has been suffocating under a blanket of smog that has refused to budge over the past seven days, urban managers seem to be content taking ineffectual measures in the hope of controlling the worsening condition.
EghtesadOnline: In a push to promote electric motorcycles, Tehran Municipality, jointly with the state-backed Omid Entrepreneurship Fund, will extend cheap loans to e-bike buyers, covering 80% of the vehicle's price.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Municipality is planning to launch a 14-kilometer biking lane in the capital's District 2, connecting Fadak, Iran Zamin and Pardisan parks.
EghtesadOnline: As Iranian electricity and telecommunication companies move toward scrapping paper billing and switching to an electronic system, other utility companies, along with Tehran Municipality, have also adopted the same policy.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Municipality is using revenues from traffic schemes for financing the capital’s subway network expansion.
EghtesadOnline: The local bike-sharing startup Bdood has set up 50 bicycle stations in Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: A new scheme for tackling traffic and air pollution in the central parts of the Iranian capital was inaugurated on Saturday, the director of Tehran Municipality’s Transport and Traffic Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: Smart parking meters will become operational in Tehran's District 2 by early July, an official of Tehran Municipality’s Transportation and Traffic Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Municipality has launched a new bike lane in the capital's District 7 in line with its program for promoting eco-friendly transportation.