A total of 1,126 speeding violations were detected in eCairo in 24 hours, according to a Sunday statement by the General Traffic Department.
Member of the Housing, Municipal Management, and Transport Committee at the Senate Hani al-Assal demanded expanding reliance on freight trains and inland transportation to reduce traffic accidents.
“River transport will ease the burden on roads and reduce traffic density and pressure,” said Parliamentarian Alaa Abed.
Egyptian Ministry of Interior deployed a number of mobile traffic units on streets to issue licenses for citizens in a bid to reduce congestion and remove burden off citizens.
Minister Kamel al-Wazie had stated last week that crowdedness on the Ring Road would be eliminated in 2022.
The New Valley Governorate is close to conclude the construction of the longest road network with lengths of more than 1,200 km as the New Year approaches.
Egypt’s prosecution has referred Karim el-Hawary, the son of renowned Egyptian businessman Mohamed el-Hawary, to the criminal court on Monday over charges of manslaughter while driving under the influence.
Counselor Hamada Al-Sawy, the Public Prosecutor, ordered the detention of the accused, Karim Al-Hawari, for four days pending investigations, over possessing a narcotic substance, and mistakenly causing the death of four people.
The hot wave is expected to last until Thursday, according to the authority.
Compensations estimated at L.E. 75 million have been paid thus far to residents whose housing units were removed as part of the development works at Mostorod axis.
A tuk-tuk was seen hanging outside the Al-Shorouk City Authority office as an official explains that the move will be the “deterrent punishment” for those who violate the law banning the tricycle vehicles in the city.
Seven new tram vehicles were operated as part of a deal to import 15 new tram vehicles from Ukraine, to replace the old ones.
The department also formed an operation room to follow up on the traffic movement 24/7 in coordination with traffic departments across the country.
The agreement allocates 3 million and 5 thousand Euros as assistance, according to the agreement signed in 21st of October 2020.
The agreement, signed in 2019, is worth 317 million Euros and L.E. 640 million (which is equal to L.E. 6.361 billion).
BRT stands for Bus Rapid Transit, which are systems for buses aiming to reduce speed.
Both Sweden and Egypt, share a common agenda when it comes to making transport systems more effective and safer, said Swedish Ambassador to Egypt.
According to the Global Economy, Egypt jumped 89 places in road quality rankings from the 118th in 2014 to the 29th in 2019.
Egypt jumped from the 118th rank in 2014 to the 29th in 2019.
All storm sewers “work well,” but the traffic crisis that occurred Tuesday night in eastern Cairo resulted from the large amount of rain that fell in such a short period of time, said the Holding Company for Drinking Water and Sanitation.