EghtesadOnline: From adding new vehicles to the public bus fleet to purchasing new wagons for the subway, urban managers across Iran are taking measures for tackling air pollution and facilitating the daily commute of citizens.
EghtesadOnline: Dilapidated motorcycles plying the streets of Tehran will observe a 56% jump by 2023 and exceed 2.4 million, deputy director of Tehran Air Quality Control Company says.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian capital city of Tehran, which has long been notorious for high levels of toxic emissions, is recently breathing ground-level ozone—an uncommon type of air pollution.
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: A new scheme for curbing traffic and air pollution in the central parts of Tehran has been planned, the director of Tehran Municipality’s Transport and Traffic Organization says.
EghtesadOnline: Gasoline consumption has reached an unprecedented average of 90 million liters per day and substandard cars are definitely the major contributors to the worsening air pollution and related problems, former deputy director of the Majlis Research Center said Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: The Tehran Transportation Council has proposed a new plan for curbing traffic and air pollution in central parts of the metropolis, after an arduous debate among environmentalists and urban planners about one traffic scheme in place for more than a decade that simply failed to deliver.
EghtesadOnline: As part of efforts to curb air pollution and promote electric motorcycles, Tehran Municipality is offering an incentive to e-bike buyers worth 25 million rials ($208).
EghtesadOnline: There are 150,000 dilapidated taxis in the country terribly contributing to the worsening air pollution. The figure comprises nearly half the total 360,000 vehicles in the taxi fleet, the head of Islamic Republic of Iran Taxi Union said.
EghtesadOnline: With winter approaching, a blanket of smog is enveloping Tehran. As the mountains in the north gradually vanish in the autumn haze, residents and environmentalists are once again calling for action to curb the air pollution.