Oct 23, 2009 | Luang Prabang, the first world heritage of Laos will be the second province in Laos to launch a project to prohibit secondary school students from riding motorbikes to school. By Panyasith Thammavongsa, Vientiane Times
Oct 19, 2009 | The health impact of fine particulate matter appears to be worse for obese people than their normal-weight counterparts, according to a study published online Oct. 15 in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Oct 10, 2009 | Authorities are hoping that road accidents in Brunei continue its declining trend as the Sultanate could be posting its lowest road accident counts over the last five years. By Izam Said Ya'akub
Aug 25, 2009 | The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Republic of Korea are supporting road and border improvements in Cambodia to help reduce poverty, increase economic opportunities, and boost ongoing efforts to strengthen trade and tourism in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), a press release issued by ADB on Tuesday said.
Aug 22, 2009 | The Obama administration is proposing a guideline to limit short-term exposure to nitrogen dioxide, a troublesome air pollutant that is a particular risk for people with respiratory illnesses who live near freeways and other busy roads. By David Danelski, The Press-Enterprise
Aug 12, 2009 | Cascade Sierra Solutions was recently asked to participate in a World Bank pilot project that will help China introduce a SmartWay style Green Truck Program in the city of Guangzhou near Hong Kong.
Aug 08, 2009 | Automakers, biofuel companies and battery makers are rushing to bring two new technologies to the nation's auto fleet: plug-in electric hybrids and cellulosic ethanol. By David Shepardson, Detroit News Washington Bureau
Jul 30, 2009 | Hanoi and Seoul authorities have inked a cooperation agreement that focuses on the latter’s assistance for Hanoian urban developers to go ahead with a master plan to expand the city’s areas bounded by the Red River.
Jul 29, 2009 | Cost of traffic jams in Kuwait could reach KD 27 billion within the next 10 years if the problem is not dealt with immediately, Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Dr. Fadhel Safar said Wednesday.
Jul 17, 2009 | Cambodian government has decided to increase a budget of 62.5 billion riel (about 15.63 million U.S. dollars) for a regular road-repairing program, in addition to 244.5 billion riel (about 60 million U.S. dollars) provided for road repair and construction project in 2009, official news agency AKP (Agence Kampuchea Presse) reported on Friday.
Jun 13, 2009 | The development of "smart" and "green" urban public transport and the promotion of its market share were the underlying messages from the 58th World Congress and Mobility & City Transport Exhibition held in Vienna from June 7-11 by the International Association of Public Transport (UITP). By Liu Gang, Xinhua Writer
Jun 11, 2009 | It has been observed that in Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya, many bus drivers are reckless and negligent, almost indifferent to the safety of their passengers and other road users. By Yip Yoke Teng
Apr 08, 2009 | How best to co-ordinate fiscal stimulus programmes and set the foundations for sustainable economic growth will be high on the agenda for Asean finance ministers meeting this week in the seaside resort of Pattaya. By Wichit Chantanusornsiri
Mar 09, 2009 | The Philippine Utility Vehicle Inc. (PhUV) and Green Renewable Independent Power Producer, Inc launched an electric powered utility vehicle, dubbed E-jeepney, which can carry up to 14 passengers . By Marjorie Gorospe, INQUIRER.net
Mar 09, 2009 | The speed limit may be cut from 60mph to 50mph on thousands of rural roads without any change to signs, leaving unsuspecting drivers at risk of prosecution. By Ben Webster, Transport Correspondent
Feb 20, 2009 | The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today said it is to fund a pilot project that will help cities in the region develop transport systems that are better for the environment and are affordable to the poor.
Jan 04, 2009 | There was violence in some parts of the city on Saturday during a 12-hour taxi and autorickshaw strike called by Trinamool Congress-backed unions to protest against the seizure of autos and arrest of 18 people during Friday’s agitation against the ban imposed by the Calcutta High Court from January 1 on two-stroke autorickshaws on pollution grounds.