KATHMANDU, April 4: In a bid to address the traffic congestion in Kathmandu, the government has made an immediate decision to explore the feasibility of implementing a 'Pod Way' system.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: Escalating traffic congestion and chaos have made traveling a challenging endeavor, with both public and private vehicles frequently ensnared in gridlocks. To address this issue, political parties have presented the vision of introducing monorail and metro rail systems in the Kathmandu Valley. Nearly two decades have passed since railway plans were set in motion. Following the political transformation of 2006, political parties began weaving promises of rail-based solutions into their electoral agendas.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Pradeep Poudel has said that construction of a corridor along the Bishnumati river would lessen traffic congestion in the ring-road area.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: There will be traffic congestion in Kathmandu Valley today. Traffic congestion has increased since Monday due to the visit of Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) Li Zhansu to Nepal.

POKHARA, Dec 14: The Pokhara Metropolitan City is constructing a pedestrian bridge at Srijana Chowk, Pokhara-8, aiming at reducing traffic congestion in the area.

DHADING, Oct 16: The government has resumed blacktopping the Naubise-Nagdhunga road section from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: The hours-long traffic jam along the Nagdhunga-Naubise road section witnessed over the past few days has eased significantly after the authorities introduced a slew of measures.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has urged one and all to strictly follow traffic rules.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Traffic Police has opened a corridor under the bridge of new Bus Park as part of its plan to ease traffic congestion in the Valley. The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division on Monday constructed the corridor as part of action plan on traffic management and pollution control.

KATHMANDU, March 2: The economic cost of traffic congestion in the Kathmandu Valley was above Rs 16.5 billion in 2018, according to an estimate. The loss calculation was made based on the collective time wasted of drivers and passengers, in all vehicles plying on Kathmandu Valley roads.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: As traffic police enforced pick and drop rule in the core city areas in Kathmandu including Jamal, Ratnapark, Tundikhel and Bhadrakali starting from Sunday to reduce traffic congestion, commuters are least impressed with the idea that it would help them manage traffic effectively.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Traffic personnel continue to reduce heavy traffic congestion in many parts of Kathmandu's roads today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Metropolitan Traffic Police Office (MTPO) is planning to ban four-wheelers in the busy shopping areas in Kathmandu Valley in its bid to ease traffic congestion during the Dashain festival.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: In view of the upcoming Dashain festival, Nepal Police has begun mobilizing special units at major highways including Nagdhunga-Naubise road section, which is the major entry point into Kathmandu.

DHADING, Oct 1: In a bid to ease Dashain-induced traffic congestion along the Naubise-Nagdhunga road section, the authorities are making preparations to use Dharke-Sitapaila road as an alternative route.

The Naubise-Nagdhunga ‘nightmare’

September 4, 2018 07:03 am

DHADING, Sept 4: After leaving Dhadingbesi of Dhading at 5:30 in the morning, a passenger bus reached Kathmandu at 3 in the afternoon. Normally, it is a three hour distance but the miserable road has made travelling lengthier these days. The sloppy and bumpy road, multiple bends, overloaded and speeding vehicles, more often than not, lead to congestion. That in turn leaves passengers stranded for hours.