(VOV) - Ho Chi Minh City plans to build a traffic control centre worth around US$187 million to ease traffic congestion in the city.
It has urged the Ministry of Planning and Investment to submit the project to the Prime Minister and ask him to list it among projects using French Government ODA in the 2012 fiscal year.
The project will develop the urban traffic infrastructure to the level of modern cities in developed countries and control traffic flow smoothly to avoid wasted time and to reduce environmental pollution.
It will also help raise public transport efficiency to meet the increasing demand for socio-economic development, complete infrastructure, raise local people education levels and contribute to building urban civilization.
The project will be implemented from 2012 to 2017.