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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.

Sewers 'functioning,' but rainwater surpasses capacity: Sanitation Co.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 - 11:13 GMT

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.

1st metro train of 4th phase of 3rd line enters service

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 - 11:14 GMT

The first underground metro train within the fourth phase of the third metro line entered service on Saturday departing from Shams Club Station at 5:00 a.m. to Attaba Station.

New bids to limit TokToks in Cairo streets

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 - 09:12 GMT

Minister of Local Development Mahmoud Shaarawy stated Monday that the government is seeking to license vans as cabs to replace TokToks in main streets.

River Transport head relieved of duties because of Nile Taxi

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 - 01:43 GMT

Head of the River Transport Authority (RTA) Abdel Azim Mohamed was relieved of his duties Monday due to his failure to launch the Nile Taxi and Nile Bus projects.

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