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On 2016, the day started being celebrated with government and non-government joint collaboration. On Car Free Day 2017, Minister of Road Transport and Bridges Ministry, Mr Obaidul Qader MP announced that, Manik Mia Avenue, one of the busiest streets in Dhaka, will remain car free on first Friday of each month. On 10th November 201, the announcement was materialized and Dhaka experienced the wonderful beginning of Car Free Street. ...
In 2017, World Car Free Day has been celebrated for the second time in collaboration of 10 government and 39 non-government organizations. In the celebration, Honorable Minister of Road Transport and Bridges was present as Chief Guest and announced that, Manik Mia Avenue, one of the busiest roads in Dhaka, will remain car free on first Friday of each month. ...
On 20th May 2017 Institute of Wellbeing, Camp Cool and Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust expressed the above view in a human chain organized at Dhanmondi 27. ...
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 ...