Materials with tag «public transport»


Women in Uzbekistan will now have right to drive buses and heavy vehicles
14 February 2024, 15:22

Women in Uzbekistan will now have right to drive buses and heavy vehicles

Clause preventing women from driving buses and heavy vehicles was removed from the Cabinet of Ministers' decree on public transportation driver training. The changes stem from a year-long effort by a joint UNDP and Ministry of Transport team working on the Rustaveli Street reconstruction project.

Tashkent administration reveals plans to build “cable taxi”
25 January 2024, 15:31

Tashkent administration reveals plans to build “cable taxi”

Cable taxi line mirroring ground transport may be built in Tashkent, potentially along New Uzbekistan Street. Authorities promise to share project details with the public. Agreement with Beijing North Bartholet Cableway Technology Co., Ltd. was secured by city delegation led by the acting hokim.

Buying a car should be cheap, but maintaining is expensive, argues deputy Alisher Kadirov
14 December 2023, 20:28

Buying a car should be cheap, but maintaining is expensive, argues deputy Alisher Kadirov

It is necessary to provide the population with convenient and cheap public transportation to eliminate traffic jams, prevent air pollution and protect the environment, MP Alisher Kadirov stated. He believes the purchase of a private car should be affordable, while its maintenance should be costly.

Public transport corridors to be created on four key streets in Tashkent
7 June 2023, 22:22

Public transport corridors to be created on four key streets in Tashkent

The Tashkent city administration proposed a plan to create public transport corridors along four key streets in the capital, drawing on foreign best practices. The plan, which has been published online for public feedback, covers Amir Temur, Shakhrisabz, Shota Rustaveli and Yangi Sergeli streets.

Samarkand to buy electric buses with EBRD support
21 May 2023, 19:01

Samarkand to buy electric buses with EBRD support

Samarkand became the first city in Uzbekistan to join the EBRD’s Green Cities programme. The Bank is providing the city with a $49 million loan for the purchase and deployment of up to 100 electric buses.


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