Public transport touted as congestion solution

Public transport has been proposed by several key ministries and institutions as the optimal solution to reduce environmental pollution, alleviate traffic congestion, and decrease costs. They suggest it will make bus and other public transport services more efficient and practical. ...

Van Socheata

Public and private educational institutions in Phnom Penh to be shuttered from November 10-12, 2022

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports has announced the temporary suspension of public and private educational institutions at all levels in Phnom Penh from November 10-12, 2022 to reduce traffic congestion for the people and facilitate the movement of numerous VVIP convoys for the ...

Khmer Times Staff

Siem Reap welcomes new road infrastructure

Thirty eight of Siem Reap province’s key roading infrastructure projects in Siem Reap city have been completed after thirteen months. A large roundabout at Svay Thom market and a new traffic bypass are also planned to reduce traffic congestion in the city, said senior officials. ...

Mao Chanvireak

PP residents urged to use public transport

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol has urged Phnom Penh residents to use the capital’s existing public transport services rather than private vehicles, as it is leading to increased traffic congestion. He also called for the city’s public bus system to be expanded, with ...

Long Kimmarita

Work on PP railway line to start this year

Plans to build a 19km-long railway along six roads in Phnom Penh will begin this year. The line is set to contribute to the capital’s urbanisation while reducing traffic congestion. The Ministry of Environment said on its Facebook page on Monday that its secretary of ...

Khorn Savi

Japan’s grants aim to ease Phnom Penh’s traffic woes

Workers are putting the finishing touches to the capital’s Chroy Changvar Bridge before its official reopening on April 4, in time for Khmer New Year. The bridge has been under renovation since October 2017, thanks to a $30 million grant aid issued by the Japanese ...

Husain Haider

China asked to fund bridges

Cambodia yesterday asked China to help fund the construction of two bridges across the Mekong River, which it said would cut traffic congestion in Phnom Penh and help create a ring road around the city.   ...

Ros Chanveasna

Cambodia-France discuss tram system project

Foreign Minister Hor Namhong met with Serge Mostura, French Ambassador to Cambodia, to discuss a tram system project to benefit the residents of Phnom Penh, an official said Monday. Koy Kuong, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, said, the two sides discussed ...

Cambodia breaks ground for 3rd flyover in capital

Cambodia on Monday broke ground for the construction of a 19-million-U.S.-dollar flyover in Phnom Penh’s southwestern part to meet the growing number of vehicles. Prime Minister Hun Sen said it will take 28 months to complete the construction of the 429-meter flyover. “The sky bridge will not ...

Four companies narrow in on Phnom Penh bus service

Seven months after City Hall called for companies to submit proposals for the city’s first-ever bus service, Phnom Penh Municipality has announced that four out of seven companies who have shown interest will be considered. The municipality in May and June 2011 invited all interested companies ...

French company begins tram feasibility study

French engineering firm Systra is underway with a feasibility study to build a tramway from Phnom Penh International Airport to the Royal Railway Station, Governor Kep Chuktema said on Friday. The agreement to study a tramway was first made between Systra and City Hall in July ...

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