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On 5 March 2017, Dhaka North City Corporation, Urban and Regional Planning, BUET and Work for a Better Bangladesh trust jointly organized a view exchange meeting on ‘Control Private Cars to ensure Pedestrian-friendly Environment’ at 31 no ward councilor office, Mohammadpur Town Hall. In the view exchange meeting the findings of the reseacrh was shared. ...
reduce congestion usage of private cars will be reduced and public transportation system will be improved. In an event to celebrate World Carfree Day, Chief Guest Honorable Minister Mr Obaidul Qader said that, there is a thought to restrict buying more than one car per family in the new Road Transport Act. Special Guest Mr Annisul Haque, Honorable Mayor, Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) said that, In Banani one street will be pedestrianised. It was informed from the discussion that ...
On 20th September 2016, 11am, World Carfree Day Celebration Committee, consisted of 44 government and non-government organizations and coordinated by Dhaka Transport Coordination Authority (DTCA), organized a discussion meeting on ‘Control Private Cars, Develop Public Transport for a City without Congestion and Pollution’ at VIP Lounge of National Press Club. ...
9 August 2016, 11 AM, at DTCA conference room of Nagar Bhaban (Dhaka South City Corporation) a preparation meeting took place and the decision was made there. And three roads were proposed to celebrate the day and roads were Manik Mia Avenue or Hatijhil or Shahbagh. It was also decided that the selected road will be closed for 2 hours and various games, cultural event and discussion meeting will be organized. One committee was formed to celebrate the day and ...
5% trips in Dhaka are conducted by private cars but they occupy 70% of the roads. Every day more than hundred cars are being registered in Dhaka. Moreover they are getting facilities like more or less free parking, car loan, flyover and elevated expressway and priority in the roads.   On 8th November 2015, 11 am, speakers expressed the above view in a demonstration on the demand of a policy to control cars, jointly organized by Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA), Poribesh ...