Photos: Suez Canal maintains normal traffic amid Red Sea tensions, says Chief

Sun, 17 Dec 2023 - 03:49 GMT

Osama Rabie, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, emphasized the normal flow of navigation through the Suez Canal, stating that the authority is closely monitoring the potential repercussions of ongoing tensions in the Red Sea on the canal's traffic.

More than 1k speeding violations detected in Cairo in 24 hrs

Mon, 10 Apr 2023 - 09:23 GMT

A total of 1,126 speeding violations were detected in eCairo in 24 hours, according to a Sunday statement by the General Traffic Department.

Egyptian senator demands more reliance on freight trains, inland transportation to reduce traffic accidents

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 03:54 GMT

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.

Egypt’s parliamentary committee approves bill regulating river transport in principle

Wed, 08 Jun 2022 - 01:38 GMT

“River transport will ease the burden on roads and reduce traffic density and pressure,” said Parliamentarian Alaa Abed.

No more queues: Egyptians to have licenses issued in minutes from mobile units

Wed, 02 Mar 2022 - 10:36 GMT

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.

Egypt discloses number of BRT stations to be established on Ring Road

Mon, 20 Dec 2021 - 01:39 GMT

Minister Kamel al-Wazie had stated last week that crowdedness on the Ring Road would be eliminated in 2022.

In pics: Egypt’s New Valley reveals longest road network achievement as 2021 concludes

Wed, 15 Dec 2021 - 02:04 GMT

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.

Trial of businessman's son over driving under influence crash begins in January

Tue, 14 Dec 2021 - 02:40 GMT

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.

Prosecutor orders detention of man accused of driving under influence, killing 4

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 - 12:26 GMT

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.

Temperature hits high in Egypt this week, recording 44°C in Cairo

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 - 12:25 GMT

The hot wave is expected to last until Thursday, according to the authority.

Cairo governorate pays L.E. 75 mn in compensation to residents in Mostorod Axis area

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 01:57 GMT

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.

In pics: Tuk-Tuk violating ban decision got hanged in El-Shorouk City

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 12:53 GMT

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.

In pics: 7 new tram vehicles from Ukraine operated in Alexandria

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 02:42 GMT

Seven new tram vehicles were operated as part of a deal to import 15 new tram vehicles from Ukraine, to replace the old ones.

Egypt deploys relief vehicles to assist drivers amid unstable weather

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 02:09 GMT

The department also formed an operation room to follow up on the traffic movement 24/7 in coordination with traffic departments across the country.

Egypt’s Parliament approves EBRD grant agreement to develop Metro’s 1st line

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 02:29 GMT

The agreement allocates 3 million and 5 thousand Euros as assistance, according to the agreement signed in 21st of October 2020.

In pics: Egypt receives 2nd of 32 metro train from Hyundai Rotem

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 03:32 GMT

The agreement, signed in 2019, is worth 317 million Euros and L.E. 640 million (which is equal to L.E. 6.361 billion).

Egypt mulls using BRT systems on Ring Road to reduce traffic jam

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 02:17 GMT

BRT stands for Bus Rapid Transit, which are systems for buses aiming to reduce speed.

Sweden halved road deaths by ‘Vision Zero,’ ready to cooperate with Egypt: Amb.

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 - 01:54 GMT

Both Sweden and Egypt, share a common agenda when it comes to making transport systems more effective and safer, said Swedish Ambassador to Egypt.

Discussing Egypt’s progress in road quality

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 - 10:00 GMT

According to the Global Economy, Egypt jumped 89 places in road quality rankings from the 118th in 2014 to the 29th in 2019.

Egypt jumps 89 ranks in road quality in 5 years

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 - 01:17 GMT

Egypt jumped from the 118th rank in 2014 to the 29th in 2019.