EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Oil Ministry has invested $15 million in Tehran Metro to help expand the capital’s public transportation network, the oil minister wrote on Twitter.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s transportation sector has sustained an estimated loss of 80,000 billion rials ($495 million) following the outbreak of coronavirus, an official with the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development said.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 118.18 trillion rials ($872.17 million) have been allocated for the transportation sector in the next fiscal year's (March 2020-21) budget bill, of which 95.3% will be spent on development projects and 4.7% on operating expenses.
EghtesadOnline: Providing ecofriendly and efficient transportation has become a real challenge in Iranian megacities with a growing population and soaring demand.
EghtesadOnline: The highest monthly growth in the Consumer Price Index among 12 groups of consumer goods and services purchased by households in the Iranian month ending Nov. 21 was recorded for “transportation” with 5.4%, which must be blamed on the rise in gasoline prices implemented on Nov. 15.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Municipality has announced that revenues earned from traffic and air pollution schemes underway in the capital city of Tehran are being spent on expanding the city's urban transportation system.
EghtesadOnline: Over the past two days, CEOs of Iranian online taxi firms, government and municipality officials, as well as unionists have had a hectic time on Twitter clashing over the taxation of local transportation startups.
EghtesadOnline: Thousands of Iranian pilgrims are getting ready to travel to Iraq in the coming weeks for the Arbaeen commemorations—one of the largest annual gatherings of Muslims in the world, which falls on Oct. 19 this year.
EghtesadOnline: Cargo transportation through Sarakhs border crossing in Khorasan Razavi Province to and from Central Asia amounted to more than 1.25 million tons during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22).
EghtesadOnline: Officials from Iran’s Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization of Iran, affiliated with the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, held a meeting with Italian road transportation officials in Tehran on Monday to expand cooperation in the field of road transportation.