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Kalanki-Nagdhunga road expansion nears completion: Cost to drop 15 percent due to reduced work for contractors, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 24/06/2019)

Landslip-prone spots along Muglin road stretch remain unattended, by Ramesh Kumar Poudel (kp 24/06/2019)

Galchhi-Rasuwagadhi road project officials complain of harassment over land compensation, by Krishna Thapa (kp 24/06/2019)

Irate Thali locals force mayor to walk on dilapidated road (ht 24/06/2019)

Under-construction bridge over Madi River in Kaski swept away (ht 24/06/2019)

Haphazard widening, blacktopping of roads as fiscal year end nears, by Madan Thakur (rep 23/06/2019)

Lessons from Amsterdam: Can Kathmandu ever be a cycle-friendly city?, by Prarambha Dahal (kp 22/06/2019)

Bajhang’s Pankot-Bhusya road built without technical survey: Authorities often sanction opening of road stretches in remote areas without any plans, studies and tests, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 21/06/2019), Bajhang administration to take action against those involved in haphazard road construction: CDO directs banning the use of bulldozers in road projects worth below Rs 10 million, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 22/06/2019)

Dilapidated Prithvi Highway section seeing more accidents, by Binod Dhungana (rep 20/06/2019)

'Pick-and-drop in public transport catching on, by Aditi Baral (rep 20/06/2019)

'Sub-standard roads' behind rising accidents in far-west (rep 20/06/2019)

As monsoon nears, open drains and uncovered manholes pose even bigger risks: Heavy rains tend to flood the Valley’s streets, obscuring open drains and manholes  from motorcyclists, cyclists and pedestrians, by Anup Ojha (kp 20/06/2019), Gaping lack of concern: The yearly occurring injuries and deaths due to open manholes and drains can easily be avoided (kp 21/06/2019)

Thori locals argue over highway alignment, by Shankar Acharya (kp 20/06/2019)

Risky travel: In this age of mobile phones, the passengers should take the initiative to alert the traffic cops about any tendency by the drivers to overspeed or overload (ht 19/06/2019), Road to death (rep 19/06/2019)

Jeep plunges into Karnali: At least 10, including rural  municipality vice-chair, missing (ht 19/06/2019), Status of  10 missing in accident still unknown (ht 20/06/2019)

One passenger dead, 31 injured in Bara bus accident (ht 18/06/2019)

Nine killed in jeep accident (ht 18/06/2019)

Manthali-Khurkot road stretch in sorry state (ht 15/06/2019)

Cars in the Karnali: Humla and Mugu are finally being linked to the rest of Nepal, but with the road comes pollution, by Prakash Singh (nt 14/06/2019)

Galchi-Rasuwagadhi road project moves at snail's pace, by Sarita Shrestha and Himnath Devkota (rep 13/06/2019)

Roadworthiness test for e-scooters irks riders, promoters and sellers: As per a new government rule, the test—among many other requirements—includes  riders to complete an uphill ride to Seto Gumba with a pillion rider, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 13/06/2019)

SC tells govt not to build road, rail line thru CNP without consultation, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 13/06/2019)

Officials yet to go through Safety Audit report on Kalanki-Koteshwor road: A total of 658 accidents have taken place on the stretch in the past 10 months, by Anup Ojha (kp 12/06/2019)

Road to Rara a ‘torment’ all the way, by DB Budha (rep 12/06/2019)

Locals block road for want of repair (ht 12/06/2019)

Transport Department plans to resume night bus service in Kathmandu: Along with the Ring Road, the public buses will also go up to Dhulikhel and Thankot, by Anup Ojha (kp 11/06/2019)

Helmet, licence must for e-scooter riders: Department of Transport Management has directed  traffic police to impose fines on  those flouting rules (ht 08/06/2019)

Road project triggers  migration in Bajura (ht 08/06/2019)

Dusty road along Bhairahawa–Taulihawa route a challenge to Visit Lumbini Year, by Mohammad Habib (rep 08/06/2019)

Three killed in Trishuli jeep plunge, as many missing (ht 05/06/2019)

Construction of Karnali  Corridor picks pace (ht 05/06/2019)

Once he protested wide old roads on film. Now he’s the one widening them.Nilkaji Shakya, now chairman of Kathmandu’s Ward 25, is facing the same kind of  problems he presented 25 years ago as an actor in the MaHa teleserial ‘Kantipur’, by Arjun Poudel (kp 05/06/2019)

Kalanki-Koteshwor becomes ‘killer road’, recording 658 accidents in 10 months: Metropolitan Traffic Police Range data shows 25 people have died and 454 others have been critically injured in the road stretch, by Anup Ojha (kp 05/06/2019)

No-go zones for freight  vehicles (ht 03/06/2019)

Province 3 govt to build Ring Road on outskirts of Valley (ht 03/06/2019), Misplaced priority: Instead of investing its limited resources on a road in the Valley, Province-3 would do better by focussing on other vital areas (ht 04/06/2019)

Construction of Koshi Corridor Highway gains momentum, by Ananda Gautam and Gyanu Ghimire (kp 02/06/2019)

Public vehicles to issue 'electronic paying card': Town planners, however, call the plan ‘too ambitious’, considering  the government’s track record of unkept promises, by Anup Ojha (kp 01/06/2019), Smart parking system alone unlikely to end parking woes in Kathmandu (ht 04/06/2019)

Police take action against 10,787 errant cabbies (ht 01/06/2019)

Driver dies as bus falls into river in Sindhuli, by Tanka Chhetri (rep 01/06/2019)

Road construction agonizing locals, by Yogesh Rawal (rep 01/06/2019)

Three passengers killed, 22 injured in accident (ht 31/05/2019)

Traffic Police Division announces plan to intensify ‘no horn’ campaign: The move is an effort to reduce sound pollution levels in the Capital, says the Kathmandu Metropolitan City, by Anup Ojha (kp 30/05/2019)

‘Safety issue compromised along Tatopani trade route’, by Ramesh Khatiwada (rep 28/05/2019)

Dharan-Chatara-Sindhuli-Hetauda road construction expedited, by Anil Bhandari (rep 28/05/2019)

Outer Ring Road: Heading for a limbo, by Jiba Raj Pokharel (ht 27/05/2019)

Bad road a challenge to Visit Lumbini campaign, by Mohammad Habib (rep 27/05/2019)

3,000 vehicles booked in four months for haphazard parking: Traffic police division says parking violations have gone down after the introduction of the ‘wheel clamp’ campaign, by Anup Ojha (kp 26/05/2019)

384,206 traffic rules violators booked (ht 25/05/2019)

Traffic police book over 10,000 errant taxi drivers in five months: 3,000 of them get tickets for refusing to go to the designated places, by Anup Ojha (kp 25/05/2019)

Eight years on, three bridge projects remain incomplete: Controversial Pappu Construction behind two of these projects, by Kumbharaj Rai (kp 24/05/2019)

NEA installing 10 EV charging stations (rep 24/05/2019)

Three toots for Tootle: The motorcycle ride-share serves as a reliable option for people with disabilities unable to use public transport, by Sonia Awale (nt 24/05/2019)

Muglin bridge to come into operation from last week of June (ht 23/05/2019)

Unsustainable development projects in Sudurpaschim pose environmental riskNone of the local units has carried out environment impact assessment for road construction projects, by Pant (kp 22/05/2019)

Locals obstruct vehicular movement on  Chettrapati-Swoyambhu road section (ht 22/05/2019)

Locals still crossing Mahakali River using tubes as Indian officials defer inaugural of suspension bridge, by Prem Chunara (rep 22/05/2019)

Construction of Sadhikholsa Bailey bridge nears completion, by Anish Tiwari (kp 21/05/2019)

Too many ‘useless’ and substandard roads, by Giriraj Baskota (rep 21/05/2019)

100 km track of Khulalu-Salli Salla road section opens for vehicles, by Tularam Pandey and Chhapal Lama (kp 21/05/2019)

Enhance travel security: The government can no longer stay indifferent to the growing number of accidents, said to kill about 2,200 people annually (ht 21/05/2019)

Two-wheeler accidents result in more casualties in the Valley, data shows: According to traffic police, reckless driving of riders and poor road  conditions are major reasons behind the accidents, by Nayak Paudel (kp 20/05/2019)

14 dead, 32 hurt in separate road accidents (kp 20/05/2019)

Transport federation asks its committees to register as companies within five days: The government-imposed deadline ends on June 1, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 20/05/2019)

‘Pillion riders will have to wear helmet’ (ht 20/05/2019), Safety first: Proposed rule of making the helmet a must for pillion riders is welcome (kp 21/05/2019)

Metropolis to facilitate ‘digital parking’ in New Road next week: Through the ‘Park KTM’ app, 700 two-wheelers and over 200 four-wheelers can book parking spaces in five designated spaces in the area, by Anup Ojha (kp 19/05/2019)

Rule violators getting calls from Traffic Police Office (ht 19/05/2019)

Mid-Hill Highway Projectoffice seeks clarification from erring contractors: The project directorate has warned builders of blacklisting and contract termination, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 19/05/2019)

Call to promote electric vehicles: Environmentalists demand adequate budget for implementing earlier announced policies and infrastructure development, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 17/05/2019)

Nepal road accidents claimed 11,005 lives in five years (rep 17/05/2019)

Hundreds of students affected as locals block road in Lalitpur (ht 17/05/2019)

Contractor seeks extension of road project in Dhangadi (ht 17/05/2019)

Road construction snail-paced (ht 17/05/2019)

Elected officials demand road be opened—against court order: Supreme Court orders the Tilganga-Tamaraganga road section remain closed, as it is part of a UN heritage site and must be protected, by Anup Ojha (kp 16/05/2019), Tilganga-Tamraganga road shut down to protect heritage: PADT’s move to close the 675-metre road was prompted by the SC’s  order three years ago (ht 16/05/2019)

Contractor begins blacktopping Chabahil-Jorpati road (ht 16/05/2019)

Krishnamarga road sees 20% work progress, by Binod Dhungana (rep 16/05/2019)

Heed the warnings: Now that the locals of Chabahil and Dholagiti have tasted success with their protests, the residents of other localities could also join the bandwagon (ht 15/05/2019)

Highways Can Turn Parasitic, by Tone Bleie (rn 15/05/2019)

Locals protest road construction delay, by Ujjwal Satyal (ht 14/05/2019)

PM Oli’s claim that Kathmandu is ‘dust free’ is far from reality: City residents say VIPs who move around in air conditioned vehicles  are unaware of the Valley’s ground reality, by Anup Ojha (kp 13/05/2019)

Transport office’s plan to install GPS in vehicles raises privacy concern: New technology is a good initiative but it needs broader consultations, activists say, by Nayak Paudel (kp 13/05/2019)

Khutiya-Dipayal fast-track halted,says forest office ht 13/05/2019)

Despite action plans and ambitious targets, Nepal lags behind in e-mobility transition: How Kathmandu transited through the death of trolley buses and Safa Tempos to hazardous air and dented spirits, by Prahlad Rijal (kp 12/05/2019)

Construction of major highways improves road connectivity (ht 12/05/2019)

Agitated residents, traders shut down unrepaired Bouddha road: At least four protesters and a member of the police force were injured in the brief scuffle, by Anish Regmi (kp 10/05/2019) [The imcompetent politicians and administrators had promised the repair years ago!], Locals protest road construction delay, by Ujjwal Satyal (ht 10/05/2019), Contractor buckles under pressure (ht 10/05/2019), Tusal-Bauddha road prepared for instant blacktopping after locals’ protest, by Sonam Lama (rep 11/05/2019)

Delayed construction of road causing problems for residents (ht 10/05/2019)

Bridge construction hit by delay and use of inferior materials: Four years since the expiry of contract deadline, Swachhanda Construction has  delivered only 40 percent of the project, by Chandra Karki (kp 10/05/2019)

Two-thirds of budget of Kathmandu Tarai Expressway unspent (brep 09/05/2019)

Road asphalt wears off within a year of construction, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 08/05/2019)

City’s ineffective road clean-up drive is throwing taxpayers’ millions down the drain: The metropolis has spent Rs249,600 just on fuel for its five broomers in the last 39 days, by Anup Ojha (kp 07/05/2019)

Lack of policies hits operation of electric vehicles (ht 07/02/2019)

NEA plans to set up 10 electric vehicle charging stations in Valley (ht 06/05/2019)

The story of a bridge that was never built, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 06/05/2019)

Traffic police to remove illegal ticket counters, by Anup Ojha (kp 05/05/2019)

Traffic police to enforce pick and drop in Kalanki area from today: Officials hope the move will ease traffic congestion and facilitate passengers, by Anup Ojha (kp 05/05/2019)

Road to connect China and India in Eastern region nears completion, by Madhav Ghimire and Dipendra Shakya (kp 05/05/2019)

Unplanned road construction a big threat to Baitadi, by Bira Gadal (rep 05/05/2019)

The problem with buses in Nepal: We can emulate Bogota, Columbia and adopt bus rapid transit, instead of unfeasible metro-rails, by Bidur Timalsina (kp 05/05/2019)

To live in hope: Riding a bicycle in Kathmandu is not healthy or safe. But neither is riding a motorbike or a scooter. The hope is that someday, it will be, by Asmof Karki (kp 04/05/2019)

Mustang villages cutoff in lack of bridge over Kaligandaki, by Sushil Babu Thakali (rep 04/05/2019)

Government to restore traffic lights in five places of Valley by next week: The Department of Roads has allocated  Rs 10.9 million for the project, by Anup Ojha (kp 03/05/2019)

42 errant cabbies booked in a day (ht 03/05/2019)

Settlers occupy areas along Bhimdutta Highway (kp 02/05/2019)

Construction of bridges along Postal Highway incomplete, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 02/05/2019), Construction of bridge along Postal Highway in limbo, by Santosh Singh (kp 05/05/2019)

Dress code for public vehicle ticket counter employees (ht 01/05/2019)

Country’s oldest highway in urgent need of repair, by Pratap Bista (kp 30/04/2019)

Five people dead in Palpa jeep accident (kp 30/04/2019)

Siddhicharan Highway in sorry state (ht 30/04/2019)

Construction of suspension bridge completed before deadline, by Pratap Bista (kp 29/04/2019)

Landslide prevention works of Narayangadh-Muglin road delayed, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (kp 28/04/2019) [No problem, the next monsoon is still more than a month away and it comes as a surprise!!]

Tatopani border point to reopen in May, by Dhruba Dangal (rep 28/04/2019)

29 per cent vehicles fail emission test in Balkumari (ht 28/04/2019)

Stakeholders realigning Jajarkot-Jumla road, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 26/04/2019)

Bridges to Balthali: Across three bridges, up and down a couple of valleys and into relative serenity, Balthali is Kathmandu’s unsung bolthole, by Thomas Heaton (kp 26/04/2019)

Nepal’s electric transport future is here: Once seen as a quaint option, electric vehicles promise ecological and economic benefits, by Sonia Awale (nt 26/04/2019)

Five people dead, 34 injured in Dadeldhura bus accident, by Panta (kp 25/04/2019)

Tootle and Pathao make commute easy, but many women express safety concerns: Women say harassment has not stopped even though both ride-sharing  services say they have a system in place to discourage—and penalise—riders, by Sachitra Gurung  (kp 23/04/2019)

Tootle and Pathao make commute easy,
but many women express safety concerns
Tootle and Pathao make commute easy,
but many women express safety concerns

Nepal’s glaring road problems: Political leadership is indifferent to 2,000 lives claimed by road accidents annually across the country (ht 22/04/2019)

Work apace on Kaligandaki Corridor road widening, by Shiva Lal Subedi (rep 22/04/2019)

Two killed, 10 injured in Dhading Bus Accident, by Sarita Shrestha (rep 22/04/2019)

Kanti Highway expected to be fully operational by October, by Pratap Bista (kp 21/04/2019)

Newly opened corridors will ease city’s traffic jam: Traffic police, by Anup Ojha (kp 20/04/2019)

Construction of bridge over Kamala River stalled for years, by Maheshwor Chamling Rai (rep 20/04/2019)

Asset verification process of transport operators set to become free of hassles: Public transport operators are yet to register as companies under new rules, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 19/04/2019)

Lack of bridge forces Gumba folks to cross rivers with ropes (ht 18/04/2018)

Kathmandu-Hetauda Tunnel Highway: Govt neglect puts public money at risk (rep 16/04/2019)

Verdict on Nagdhunga-Kalanki road expansion has knock-on effect on other projects: Locals who were ready to give up land for road expansion are now  seeking compensation in line with the Supreme Court’s order, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 16/04/2019)

Stakeholders say theimplementation ofmetropolis’ new driving law will be challenging: Focus on pedestrian amenities and road surface markings, they say, by Anup Ojha (kp 16/04/2019)

Locals warn of protest against sluggish road construction work in Bhaktapur (ht 16/04/2019)

Obstruction in land acquisition delays construction of Postal Highway, by Upendra Yadav (rep 15/04/2019)

Seven dead, 42 hurt in separate road accidents (kp 15/04/2019)

Four die, four injured in Dharan accident (ht 14/04/2019)

Most roads in Rolpa constructed without DPR and IEA report, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 14/04/2019)

Jajarkot villagers rely on tuins to cross Bheri River, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 14/04/2019)

Bus Rapid Transit: Can it be a panacea for public transportation woes in Kathmandu?, by Bidur Timalsina (kp 14/04/2019)

Reconstruction work at Tatopani border nearing completion, by Prahlad Rijal (kp 13/04/2019)

1,100 km of roads in quake-hit districts yet to be rebuilt, by Diya Dhakal (rep 13/04/2019)

Government’s plan to operate 300 electric buses fails to garner momentum, by Anup Ojha (kp 11/04/2019), Electrify the future: The government’s grand plan to operate e-buses is yet to see the light of day (kp 12/04/2019)

Nagdhunga tunnel plan gets bogged down in paperwork, by Prahlad Rijal (kp 12/04/2019)

Govt to revise DPR of Outer Ring Road (ht 11/04/2019)

Over 50 pc vehicles in capital fail pollution test, by Biken K Dawadi (rep 11/04/2019), 62.5 per cent vehicles fail tests (ht 12/04/2019)

Nagdhunga tunnel construction delayed (ht 10/04/2019)

Highway project pays out Rs560 million in compensation, by Krishan Thapa (kp 10/04/2019)

After traffic police take down pamphlets, cabbies  accuse state of restricting freedom of expression: The Department of Transport Management said the pamphlets sent a  ‘misleading message’ to the public and were merely tools of ‘emotional blackmail’, by Anup Ojha (kp 10/04/2019)

KMC to slap fine for littering public vehicles (ht 09/04/2019)

Seven killed, 53 injured in road accidents (ht 09/04/2019)

Patan wants to become a cycle city. But can it pull it off? The city’s mayor has an ambitious plan and a bold vision, but he’ll first have to fight the mindset that believes in development around vehicles and driving roads, by Arpan Shrestha (kp 08/04/2019), Lalitpur to get bicycle lanes (ht 12/04/2019)

Locals obstruct Prithvi Highway demanding immediate repair, by Binod Dhungana (rep 08/04/2019)

Two corridor roads opened to ease traffic congestion (ht 07/04/2019)

Plan to manage public vehicles puts authorities on collision course, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 07/04/2019)

City’s broomer machines cleaning VVIP areas only: Kathmandu Metropolitan City officials say they are still imparting training to the machine drivers, by Anup Ojha (kp 07/04/2019)

Three killed in road accidents (ht 06/04/2019)

Plans afoot to hike fine up to Rs10,000 for traffic rules violators, by Anup Ojha (kp 05/04/2019)

Reform plan launched to manage Valley’s traffic and reduce pollution (kp 05/04/2019)

Government raises toll for vehicles (ht 05/04/2019)

A newly built bridge has been declared ‘risky’ but vehicles continue to ply on it: The bridge in Capital’s Teku was built by the ill-famed Pappu Construction, by Samuel Chhetri (kp 04/04/2019)

Road network at the doorstep of Everest (rep 04/04/2019)

Road Department tightens screw on erring contractors: The move is aimed at encouraging builders to complete their work within the deadline, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 02/04/2019)

Six killed, three injured in Okhaldhunga jeep accident (rep 01/04/2019)

Nepal Police launches new system to record accidents in the central database, by Nayak Paudel (kp 30/03/2019)

Rickshaw pullers, taxi drivers share difficulties they face everyday in Capital, by Anup Ojha (kp 29/03/2019)

Traffic police start pilot project in a bid to ease Capital’s traffic woes: The undertaking focuses on the renovation of the corridor and bridges, as some sections are obstructed by mounds of soil after construction, by Nayak Paudel (kp 29/03/2019)

Construction of bridge left incomplete for last 9 years, by Mohan Budhaair (kp 28/03/2019)

Mayor inaugurates broomer machines: Kathmandu Metropolitan City to operate the newly brought machines at night along five different routes, by Anup Ojha and Sanjaya Lama (kp 27/03/2019)

Construction of 11 suspension bridges in Humla in limbo, by Janak Bahadur Shahi(rep 27/03/2019)

Binayak-Thatikhand road sees little progress with contract due to expire on April 28, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 27/03/2019)

Dusty Chabahil-Sankhu stretch choking people, businesses, by Anita Shrestha (ht 26/03/2019)

As Bijulibazar arch bridge opens, youths find some dangerous adventure, by Anup Ojha (kp 26/03/2019)

Foundation stone laid for the longest suspension bridge of Nepal, by Sangam Gharti Magar (rep 25/03/2019)

Delayed Kalanki-Nagdhunga road project is taking heavy toll on locals and commuters: Hours-long traffic jams on the dusty stretch are stressing people out, by Anup Ojha (kp 24/03/2019)

Road upgradation work halted citing insecurity, no payment, by Anish Tiwari (kp 24/03/2019)

Rural roads in poor state; no respite for locals, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 23/03/2019)

Pillars of road safety: The number of road fatalities in Nepal is increasing  alarmingly despite an action plan, by Shubhechchha Bhatta (kp 22/03/2019)

Kathmandu-Tarai expressway to cost Rs 213 billion: Korean company submits the final Detailed Project Report to Nepal Army, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/03/2019)

Tendering process for remaining portion of Postal Highway starts, by Rakesh Khanal (kp 20/03/2019)

Construction of Miteri bridge gains momentum: The Chinese builder plans to complete the reconstruction of the infrastructure in the bridge area within May 2019, by Anish Tiwari (kp 19/03/2019)

Eight years on, construction of the Kamala river bridge yet to complete: A joint venture of the disreputed Pappu Construction was contracted to complete the bridge by the fiscal year 2015-16, by Raj Kumar Karki (kp 18/03/2019)

Kathmandu Valley’s overhead bridges in dire need of repair: Urban planners say dilapidated structures pose a serious threat to pedestrians, by Anup Ojha (kp 17/03/2019), A bridge to fear: Kathmandu’s dilapidated flyovers  could be a disaster in the waiting (kp 18/03/2019)

Locals work together to build road on their own (rep 17/03/2019)

Roads blacktopped in Parbat, by Chhabilal Tiwari (rep 16/03/2019)

Kathmandu metropolis allocates Rs500 million to instal 6,000 street lamps: Metropolis to call tender for the installation after two months, by Anup Ojha (kp 10/03/2019)

Kathmandu’s taxi drivers say the meter fare is killing them: An alliance of drivers in the Valley wants to set a fixed rate for routes under three kilometres. Officials say they haven’t given the demand a thought, by Arpan Shrestha and Sanjog Manandhar  (kp 07/03/2019)

Landslide-blocked Mailung-Syaphru road section yet to come into operation, by Balaram Ghimire (kp 07/03/2019)

Transport associations say  difficult to follow two-driver rule Police are using a new system to ensure that two drivers take turns to drive long-route buses to their destination, by Nayak Paudel (kp 03/03/2019) [This must not be an argument!]

At least 11 killed in Darchula jeep plunge (rep 02/03/2019)

‘Traffic congestion cost Kathmandu Rs 16.5 billion in 2018’ (rep 02/03/2019)

90 percent work on Muglin bridge complete; set to open on Nepali New Year, by Anup Ojha (kp 01/03/2019)

Over 72,000 road projects in limbo (ht 28/02/2019)

DoTM likely to hike public transport fare (ht 27/02/2019)

Go electric to cut oil bill: As long as we import petroleum, Nepal’s trade deficit will keep ballooning, by Paban Pandey (kp 25/02/2019)

New legal trouble for Pathao: A writ filed in the Supreme Court challenges the ride-sharing company’s legal status in Nepal, by Tsering D Gurung (kp 25/02/2019), Top court rejects stay appeal against Pathao: Petitioner and ride-sharing service company to furnish written explanation to the court, by Tsering D Gurung (kp 27/02/2019)

Seven places prone to landslides along Narayangadh-Muglin road, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (kp 25/02/2019)

Pepsicola-Sallaghari road expansion at snail’s pace (kp 23/02/2019)

Two years on, 4.5-km bypass road sees no sign of completion, by Sabita Shrestha (rep 23/02/2019)

45 public buses booked for overlooking rule (kp 22/02/2019)

People in remote Rolpa village rejoice arrival of motor vehicles, by Kashiram Dangi (kp 22/02/2019)

KMC's lighting program in the dark: 7.5 pc of required street lamps installed in seven months, by Biken K Dawadi (rep 22/02/2019)

15-year-old was driving ill-fated Baglung jeep (rep 21/02/2019)

Passengers obliged to change multiple vehicles in Dolpa-Nepalgunj route, by Bishnu Prasad Devkota (rep 21/02/2019)

Electric buses unveiled by PM remain garaged (rep 21/02/2019)

Road mishap in Province - 5 : 350 dead, over 1,000 injured in seven months, by Rekha Bhusal (rep 20/02/2019)

Work on 12 bridges along Beni-Jomsom-Korala road ongoing, by Sushil Babu Thakali (rep 19/02/2019)

Construction of 7,000 road projects across country stalled (ht 16/02/2019)

Jhulaghat bridge remains an unmet promise: Locals deprived of economic benefits in absence of motorable bridge over Mahakali River, by Bira Gadal (rep 16/02/2019)

At least four killed, nine injured in Jajarkot bus crash (kp 15/02/2019), Dilapidated Rimna road blamed for Thursday’s accident, by Janak KC (rep 16/02/2019)

Motorcyclist killed after colliding with bus on East-West Highway (kp 15/02/2019)

Traffic police launches drive to shape up public bus drivers, by Anup Ojha (kp 14/02/2019)

Crossing Mahakali remains a challenge for Dadeldhura folk, by Panta (kp 14/02/2019)

Dhading's rural roads: Development in winter, destruction in monsoon, by Sarita Shrestha (rep 13/02/2019)

Kalanki-Koteshwor section undergoes road safety audit, by Anup Ojha (kp 13/02/2019)

Footpaths to be made compulsory in new roads: Transport Minister, by Biken K Dawadi (rep 13/02/2019)

HoR holds debate on road safety (ht 13/02/2019)

App aims to ensure two drivers in long-route buses (ht 13/02/2019)

Road construction done without research causing depletion of water sources, by Shumsher Bikram GC (rep 12/02/2019)

115 tuins replaced with trail bridges (ht 11/02/2019)

DoTM mulls int’l driving licence (ht 11/02/2019)

Police to launch app aimed at making night buses safer, by Nayak Paudel (kp 10/02/2019)

Undoing traffic jam: While the number of drivers penalized for violating traffic rules is increasing steadily, the number of violators is also rising, by Kabi Adhikari (rep 10/02/2019)

How safe is Kalanki-Koteshwar road?, by Bikan K Dawadi (rep 10/02/2019)

Progress on Koshi Corridor excites local entrepreneurs, by Giriraj Baskota (rep 10/02/2019)

Palpa Butwal road section shut for geological survey (kp 10/02/2019)

Revving up: It’s time to bid adieu to the internal combustion engine, by Gaurab Raj Pandey (kp 10/02/2019)

Shortest route linking Udayapur with Kathmandu comes into operation (ht 09/02/2019)

Seven dead in road accidents, by Raj Kumar Karki (kp 08/02/2019)

While KMC fails, a person’s drive to manage strays thrives, by Anup Ojha (kp 07/02/2019)

Traffic police launch safety drive on Valley’s newly widened road: Certain sections of the stretch have been dubbed ‘death traps’, by Anup Ojha (kp 06/02/2019), Over 6,000 cabbies booked for traffic violations (kp 06/02/2019)

Surveyors plot landby breaching highway buffer regulation, by Shiva Puri (kp 06/02/2019)

Singha Durbar-Putalisadak road still in dark—so is KMC, by Anup Ojha (kp 05/02/2019)

Khokana will remain  Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway entry point: Korean firm submits draft of the detailed project report to the Nepal Army, by Binod Ghimire (kp 05/02/2019)

Two-wheelers involved in 56.49pc road accidents in Kathmandu valley (ht 05/02/2019)

Handover delay in peak season stalls more than 1,000 road projects, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 04/02/2019) [Anti-federal government politics!]

Suspension bridge built in Darchula border yet to come into use, by Manoj Badu (kp 04/02/2019)

Call to pass bill related to road safety (ht 03/02/2019)

7-kilometer track takes 41 years to open, by Ashok Sujan Shrestha (rep 03/02/2019)

Tuin accident victims to get govt relief (ht 02/02/2019)

Struggle committee to intensify agitation for early completion of bridges (ht 01/02/2019)

Road construction project in limbo (ht 01/02/2019)

China’s design plan delays Ring Road phase two project: Chinese side unhappy about criticism of the first phase road expansion completed recently, sources say, by Bibek Subedi (kp 31/01/2019)

3 months after repair, BP Highway back to square one, by Anil Bhandari (rep 31/01/2019)

Economic case for road safety: If Nepal doesn’t act to reduce road injuries it might lose seven percent of GDP growth in the next two decades, by Puspa Raj Pant (rep 30/01/2019)

Kathmandu-Tarai expressway to be shorter: According to Nepal Army, the project report has  proposed more tunnels, shortening the road to 73.5km, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/01/2019)

Tipper-hit kills minor in Morang: Biratnagar-Biratchowk road section remained tense after irate locals torched seven tippers (ht 29/01/2019)

Passengers worried over reckless driving, by Sarita Shrestha (rep 29/01/2019)

One-track mind: To address road safety in Nepal, we need to mind the gaps, by Puspa Raj Pant (kp 27/01/2019), Deadly highways: Road safety should be made a national priority as many people are dying in mishaps, by David Kainee (kp 29/01/2019)

Nepal Electricity Authority, driver blamed for Sabaila accident, by Brij Kumar Yadav (ht 27/01/2019)

1 die, 25 hurt in bus crash (kp 26/01/2019)

Mismanagement plagues transport department (ht 25/01/2019)

Highways or death traps? In the absence of proper monitoring and precaution, highways that are being envisioned will most certainly increase Vehicle Wildlife Collisions, by Pramod Neupane (rep 24/01/2019)

Hundreds of travellers stuck in snow in various districts (kp 24/01/2019)

Ride Sharing Ventures in Nepal, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 24/01/2019)

Heavy snowfall disrupts Solukhumbu-Kathmandu road (rep 23/01/2019)

Pashupati road being operated against Supreme Court directive, by Anup Ojha (kp 22/01/2019)

City starts work on overpasses (kp 22/01/2019), KMC to build two pedestrian bridges this fiscal year (rep 22/01/2019)

Locals along Galchhi-Trishuli Road enforce banda demanding compensation, by Krishna Thapa (kp 21/01/2019), General strike hits life in Nuwakot (ht 21/01/2019)

A dangerous life: Road safety is not a privilege, but the right of the people (kp 21/01/2019), Valley roads claimed 132 lives in six months, by Biken K Dawadi rep 21/01/2019)

4 dead, 25 hurt in separate road accidents (kp 21/01/2019)

Life in the fast lane: The Nepal Army is overstepping its mandate, and the fast track has dissatisfied locals, by Ayushma Basnyat (kp 21/01/2019)

With 60 percent zebra crossings faded, pedestrians at risk of being run over, by Anup Ojha (kp 20/01/2019)

Getting back on track: Perpetual delays in legislation and implementation on road safety will cost more lives, by Bhagirath Yogi (kp 20/01/2019)

Three dead, as many hurt in Sarlahi road accident: A speeding truck hit a bus that was parked on the roadside (kp 20/01/2019)

24 injured as bus overturns (kp 20/01/2019)

Chhinchu-Jajarkot road in dilapidated state (kp 20/01/2019)

33 years on, Doti road construction nowhere near completion (ht 19/01/2019)

Nepal’s deadly roads take their toll: It is no longer correct to call them accidents, this is slaughter, by Gopal Gartaula (nt 18/01/2019)

Seven dead, 33 injured in Parbat bus accident, by Agandhar Tiwari and Prakash Baral (kp 18/01/2019)

Poor road condition sees decline in tourist numbers in Sankhu (kp 17/01/2019)

Siraha road accidents kill 39 in past six months (rep 17/01/2019)

Ride-sharing apps hit hurdle as state sides with taxi operators: The recent seizure of motorbikes used by Tootle and Pathao riders  raises concerns about letting tech companies operate unregulated , by Tsering D Gurung (kp 16/01/2019), Middle of the road: Government’s reaction to ride-hailing services should be to step in and update laws—not restrict innovation (kp 16/01/2019) [There is special need of insurance and tax payment regulations!], Ride partners perplexed as crackdown continues, by Timothy Aryal (kp 17/01/2019), Transport management dept rules out action against ride-sharing services, by Ujjwal Satyal (ht 17/01/2019), Law to regulate ride-sharing services by April, by Timothy Aryal (kp 18/01/2019), Capitalising on back seats: The government’s decision to lift the ban on ride-sharing is progressive, by Mangal Bahadur Thapa (kp 18/01/2019)

Poor quality drives transport management department to halt printing smart licences, by Umesh Poudel (ht 16/01/2019)

New ‘wheel clamp’ campaign books 213 motorists in a week: Drive implemented to lessen congestion in the city, by Anup Ojha (kp 13/01/2019)

Locals Build wooden bridge in Dumling, by Manoj Badu (kp 13/01/2019)

Roads to nowhere: Shailung Construction holds contracts for the maintenance of many roads in Kathmandu  Valley. But its performance on nearly all of them has been found wanting, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 12/01/2019)

Government-approved death traps: Road accidents are created by the government’s neglect and lack of responsibility, by Naresh Koirala (kp 11/01/2019)

Move like ants: Have you seen ants stuck in traffic? Researches have proven that if we all drove more like ants walk, we would experience fewer traffic jams, by Biranchi Poudyal (rep 10/01/2019)

NC MPs register public importance motion on road carnage (rep 09/01/2019) [This is justified, but one must still ask why they did not become active when their party was in government!]

Commuters are NOT happy with KMC ‘pick and drop’ points (kp 08/01/2019), Commuters bear brunt of pick-and-drop (rep 09/01/2019)

Microbus runs over five pedestrians (ht 08/01/2018)

APF men on standby to clear landslide debris, by Bibhu Luitel (kp 07/01/2019)

Avoiding road deaths: The best way to reduce road traffic deaths and severe injuries in Nepal is through a safe system approach with good post-crash care, by Amrit Banstola (rep 06/01/2019)

Construction of Tamakoshi bridge in limbo for nine years (ht 06/01/2019)

MPs Criticise government for failing to deliver (kp 05/01/2019)

80 pc breathalysers defunct; can’t be repaired in country: In 2014, the MTPD had  bought 18 breathalysers  for Rs2.4m; today, half of  them don’t work, by Anup Ojha (kp 03/01/2019), Traffic police allocate Rs 4.1m for breathalysers, by Anup Ojha (kp 06/01/2019)

Bridge construction in limbo for six years (ht 03/01/2019)

Police teams in rural areas in bid to control careless driving (ht 03/01/2019)

Traffic police book 1,817 rule violators on New Year’s Eve, by Anup Ojha (kp 02/01/2019)

Construction of roads in locality elates Chepang communities (kp 02/01/2019)

Bhojpur-Khotang road section being blacktopped (ht 02/01/2019)

Landslide blocks Dhunche road (kp 01/01/2019)

Man dies, 24 hurt in separate road accidents (kp 01/01/2019)

Traffic police rely on social media to book rule violators, by Anup Ojha (kp 31/12/2018)

Solar lamps along Singha Durbar, Bhadrakali start working after a year: After nearly a year of lying defunct, twenty-four solar lamps have finally  been repaired along one of the most famous thoroughfares in the Capital, by Anup Ojha (kp 30/12/2018) [Wow, an extremely conscientious and competent government and administration!]

Using public transport an ordeal for disabled people, by Shuvam Dhungana (rep 30/12/2018)

286,922 DUI offenders booked so far (ht 30/12/2018)

Nagdhunga tunnel delayed over contractor selection process, by Bibek Subedi (kp 30/12/2018)

Government to send back faulty electric buses: Supplier BYD wants re-assessment of vehicles, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 29/12/2018)

Govt to establish transport authority (ht 29/12/2018)

After criticism, KMC installs ‘pick and drop’ information boards, by Anup Ojha (kp 28/12/2018)

Govt to buy 300 electric buses for Kathmandu valley (rep 28/12/2018), Plan to bring 300 e-buses to city receives mixed response: Transparency major concern for the purchase plan worth billions (rep 30/12/2018)

Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway: Army seeks Rs 680 million as incentive for staff, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 27/12/2018)

City planners sceptical about KMC’s plan to install smart zebra crossings, by Anup Ojha (kp 26/12/2018)

Baphi villagers rely on boats and tubes to cross Seti, by Mohan Shahi (kp 26/12/2018)

China to start upgrading Syabrubesi road soon, by Bibek Subedi (kp 26/12/2018)

Pokhara’s Bus Park to be upgraded, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 26/12/2018)

Pokhara-Baglung road to be closed six hours a day, by Chhabi Lal Tiwari (rep 26/12/2018)

‘No changes in Fast Track starting point’ (rep 26/12/2018)

Ghorahi tense after bus kills scooterist, by Durga Lal KC (kp 25/12/2018)

A road to nowhere: Campaigns without proper urban planning no solution to Capital’s traffic woes (kp 25/12/2018)

Road safety: It is high time govt recognised road safety as an issue and implemented strong regulations to curb road accidents and save lives (ht 24/12/2018)

Lack of publicity renders city’s ‘pick and drop’ drive ineffective, by Anup Ojha (kp 23/12/2018)

Expressway project on track, says parliamentary team: Nepal Army is building  the shortest way from Kathmandu to the Tarai (kp 23/12/2018)

Kathmandu’s roads are widening, but there’s no space for pedestrians: The existing set-up of most of the Valley’s streets shows there’s little concern for pedestrians, and even where there are sidewalks, they have been poorly built and managed, by Arpan Shrestha (kp 22/12/2018)

16 killed in bus accident, by Durga Lal KC (kp 22/12/2018), Death toll in Dang bus accident climbs to 23, 12 deceased identified, by Shiva Lal Subedi (rep 22/12/2018), Polytechnic institute mourns loss of students and teachers: Twenty-three were killed in Friday’s bus accident, by Durga Lal KC (kp 23/12/2018), Tragedy in Dang should be a wakeup call (rep 24/12/2018)

Second phase of bridge maintenance project begins: First phase conducted major maintenance along 17-km bridge length and minor repairs along 10 km (rep 22/12/2018)

Millions of rupees being spent on installation of bridge over Sunkoshi (ht 22/12/2018)

Valley natives stage protest against road expansion drive (kp 21/12/2018)

One killed, 25 others injured in road mishap (rep 21/12/2018)

Killer roads claim 864 lives across Nepal in 4 months: 3,728 injured in 4,298 accidents including 1,488 severely, by Bikan K Dawadi (rep 18/12/2018), Road safety must be a national priority (rep 19/12/2018)

Hopping on: With ride-sharing services Tootle and Pathao, Kathmandu’s passengers can finally ride safe and ride cheap, by Krishana Prasain (kp 17/12/2018)

Koshi gets alternative crossing, by Sangam Prasain (kp 17/12/2018)

‘Pick and drop rule’ for passenger vehicles enforced around Tundhikhel area, by Shuvam Dhungana (rep 17/12/2018), Public vehicles barred from waiting at city centre (ht 17/12/2018)

Govt shows flexibility towards transporters: Extends the deadline for transport associations to switch to company model till mid-March (ht 17/12/2018)

Dept of roads tarmacking streets sans clearing utility poles, pipelines, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 16/12/2018)

China awaits design approval of second phase of Ring Road expansion project (ht 16/12/2018)

Can Kathmandu ever be a cycling city? With temperate weather and a small size, Kathmandu should be a perfect cycle city. Instead, cycling here is difficult, dangerous and even lethal, by Bibhu Luitel (kp 15/12/2018)

18 dead, 16 injured in mini-truck plunge, by Krishna Thapa (kp 15/12/2018), Nuwakot truck crash toll reaches 20, by Krishna Thapa (kp 16/12/2018)

Seven dead, 12 injured in separate road accidents (kp 15/12/2018)

Expressway to stay on course despite Khokana protests, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/12/2018), SAC orders govt to heed local complaints about fast-track project (rep 15/12/2018)

Speeding a norm on 'risky' BP highway, by Anil Bhandari (rep 13/12/2018)

Rasugadhi Hydropower Project builds road to Thuman village, by Himnath Devkota (rep 13/12/2018)

Shanghai group set to hand over KK road project to Kathmandu, by Anup Ojha (kp 12/12/2018)

Public transporters ‘must register as private companies by Dec 16’, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 11/12/2018)

10 years on, Khaireni bridge still incomplete, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 11/12/2018)

Compensation controversy affects a national pride road project, by Bhagwati Lama (rep 11/12/2018)

Contractor blamed for sluggish Lamosanghu-Jiri road improvement, by Ramesh Khatiwada (rep 09/12/2018)

Roadblocks, by Ramesh Kumar (nt 07/12/2018)

I see you: Installing CCTV cameras on the streets demands accountability (kp 07/12/2018)

Public Transportation Reforms, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 07/12/2018)

Kathmandu to enforce ‘pick and drop’ rule from December 16: City Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya says the new campaign aims to make Kathmandu a traffic-congestion free city, by Anup Ojha (kp 06/12/2018)

Chinese company starts rebuilding  Miteri Bridge in Sindhupalchok, by Anish Tiwari (kp 05/12/2018), Tatopani border likely to open in May, by Dhruba Dangal (rep 06/12/2018)

State inadequacies impede road works worth Rs 26b, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 04/12/2018)

How a ‘dangerous’ verdict halted road expansions: 170 cases against road expansion pending at Supreme Court, hundreds in other courts across country, by Anjali Subedi and Rudra Pangeni (rep 04/12/2018)

6 dead in road accidents (kp 04/12/2018)

A suspension bridge gives new lease of life to over 15 villages, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 03/12/2018)

Proposal to construct provincial bus terminal in Tilottama, by Rekha Bhusal (rep 02/12/2018)

Blacktopping of Gulariya-Belawa road section begins, by Nirmal Ghimire (rep 02/12/2018)

Disgruntled minister questions tenders for 20 bridges on fast-track road (rep 01/12/2018)

New vehicle route system from Dec 16 (ht 01/12/2018)

Fast Track alignment should not be changed: Nepali Army (ht 01/12/2018)

Shake a leg: The chronic traffic congestion in the Kathmandu Valley can be reduced by cycling, by Shubhechchha Bhatta (kp 30/11/2018)

13 hurt as car runs over pedestrians (ht 30/11/2018)

Six people dead in Dailekh car accident (kp 29/11/2018)

Trees halt construction of highway in Kailali. In Kanchanpur 62km of Postal Highway section remains incomplete, by Mohan Budhair and Bhawanci Bhatta (kp 29/11/2018)

Salleri-Surkhe road construction halted, by Kumbharaj Rai (kp 28/11/2018)

MPs for halting KTM-tarai fast track work until DPR is ready (rep 27/11/2018)

Five dead, 48 injured in Saptari bus accident, by Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 25/11/2018)

Mind the road: No substantial actions have been planned to improve air quality and road safety, by Prashanta Khanal (kp 25/11/2018)

Citizens grope in darkness: KMC and NEA squabble over defunct street lights at Singha Durbar, by Anup Ojha (kp 24/11/2018)

16 killed in Dadeldhura bus plunge, by Panta (kp 23/11/2018), Dadeldhura crash toll rises to 18 (kp 24/11/2018)

Nepal razes three bridges built by India: nepal granted india permission to  construct two wooden bridges across mahakali river in Byas in October. However, the indian side constructed five bridges, by Manoj Badu (kp 23/11/2018)

Narrow bridges cause traffic bottlenecks on Muglin road: 18 bridges on the route needs replacement for smooth traffic flow, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (kp 20/11/2018)

Road projects worth Rs 26b in limbo due to handover delays, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 19/11/2018)

Nepal Police rescue 7,029 women and children from traffickers in last 5 years (kp 18/11/2018)

Plan to install 14 portable bridges to ease city traffic (kp 18/11/2018)

Dolpa headquarters linked to national road network (kp 18/11/2018)

Two dead, 17 hurt in Dadeldhura jeep crash, by Panta (kp 18/11/2018)

Belahiya-Butwal road starts cracking even before completion of project, by Mohammad Habib (rep 18/11/2018)

Most auto drivers in Sindhuli driving without licenses, by Anil Bhandari (rep 18/11/2018)

Road extension around Fewa Lake risks soil deposition, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 17/11/2018)

72pc of accidents during festivals due to reckless driving (kp 16/11/2018)

New Friendship Bridge in Rasuwagadhi within 6 months, by Himnath Devkota (rep 15/11/2018)

Four die in road accidentsm (kp 15/11/2018)

Additional 2,400 trail bridges needed in Nepal (ht 15/11/2018)

Overpasses to be constructed in Chabahil, Maitighar (ht 15/11/2018)

Road rebuilding crawls as blame game continues (kp 14/11/2018)

Residents not happy with substandard roads, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 14/11/2018)

3 dead in separate crashes (kp 14/11/2018)

Landslides obstruct Kodari Highway, by Anish Tiwari (kp 13/11/2018)

New expressway turns killer: Recently opened Koteshwor-Kalanki road section kills nine people in three months, by Anup Ojha (kp 07/11/2018)

Years on, postal highway project fails to gain momentum (ht 07/11/2018)

Ten dead, two injured in Dolpa jeep accident, by Bishnu Lal Budha (kp 06/11/2018)

Average 160 people die a year in Valley road accidents: Traffic police, by Shuvam Dhungana (rep 06/11/2018)

Kathmandu sees high numbers of vehicles; traffic management turns challenging, by Narayan Dhungana (rep 04/11/2018)

Registrations resume under new numbering scheme (kp 03/11/2018)

Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway: Khokana, Bungamati residents complain to visiting lawmakers, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 02/11/2018)

Jogbani-Kimathanka track opening work nears completion (ht 02/11/2018)

Construction of motorable bridge left in limbo (ht 02/11/2018)

Electri-City Cars: Do your bit for the ecology and economy by switching to a battery car, and save money, too, by Sikuma Rai (nt 02/11/208)

Blacktopping done in hurry results in cracks within four months, by Narhari Sapkota (rep 01/11/2018)

Fund crunch hits reconstruction of quake-ravaged Tatopani road: More than three years after the devastating  earthquake, the passage to China from Tatopani remains inaccessible by vehicles, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 31/10/2018)

With ban lifted in Valley, tipper trucks again taking their toll, by Madhusudan Guragain (rep 31/10/2018), Tipper ban lifted ‘to spur government projects’, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 01/11/2018)

Low bids hit construction projects: Mid-Hill Highway (Eastern) prepares to terminate contracts of three bridge and wall projects, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 31/10/2018)

Liping road repairs begin, by Anish Tiwari (kp 30/10/2018)

Motorable bridge comes into operation in Bajura (ht 30/10/2018)

‘Mechanically fit’ old vehicles likely to get permission to operate (ht 29/10/2818)

Nijgadh-Kathmandu Expressway: Mismanagement leaves felled trees in limbo; The logs have started decaying after it was hit  by the incessant rain  during the monsoon, by Laxmi Sah (kp 28/10/2018)

Cyclist’s bid for ‘fresh air’ ends in open drain, by Anup Ojha (kp 28/10/2018), Man dies after falling into manhole, by Anita Shrestha (ht 28/10/2018)

Bridge over Mechi River  yet to come into operation (ht 28/10/2018)

Valley roads become deathtraps: Claim 4 lives in 24 hours, by Himal Lamsal (rep 28/10/2018)

Road accidents during Dashain rise 50pc: Nepal Police data shows 568 road accidents took place in the country, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 28/10/2018)

Nagma-Gamgadi road upgrading project: Local’s rage forces contractors to use quality materials, by DB Budha (rep 27/10/2018)

China begins repairing Araniko Highway, by Dhruba Dangal (rep 26/10/2018) [Why on earth has not Nepal itself begun and successfully completed this important task long ago?]

DoTM plans GPS based vehicle tracking system (ht 26/10/2018)

New bridge over Trishuli River ‘80pc complete’: The project has missed two deadlines. The first was mid-October 2017 and the second, mid-March 2018, by Anup Ojha (kp 25/10/2018)

Jajarkot-Dolpa road: Army opens track for Bheri corridor, by Krishna Prasad Gautam (kp 25/10/2018)

Construction of six-lane road still incomplete, six years on, by Rekha Bhusal (rep 25/10/2018)

Vendor to print driving licences from this week (kp 24/10/2018)

E-buses launched: Electric mobility action plan aims big, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 24/10/2018), A Ride To The Future, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 26/10/2018)

Govt seeks help for DPR of six tunnel roads (ht 24/10/2018)

Holiday travellers clog Beni-Jomsom road, by Ghanashyam Khadka (kp 24/10/2018)

Narayangadh-Muglin highway: Improved road already in tatters, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (kp 23/10/2018)

Inflow of people to Kathmandu increasing (ht 23/10/2018)

1 dead, 24 injured as mini lorry overturns in Sindhupalchok (kp 23/10/2018)

Six dead, 16 injured in bus accident, by Narayan Sharma (kp 22/10/2018), Six killed, 50 injured in Nawalparasi bus accident (ht 22/10/2018), Three killed in Ramechhap accident (ht 22/10/2018), 7 killed, 137 injured in separate road accidents in one day (ht 22/10/2018), Road fatalities during Dashain triple to 13 from last year, by Anup Ojha (kp 23/10/2018)

DoTM plans to reshuffle vehicle routes in Valley from mid-December (ht 22/10/2018), Plan for 66 new public vehicle routes in Valley (kp 23/10/2018)

Over 2.5 million people leave Kathmandu (kp 17/10/2018)

3 family members among six dead in road accidents (kp 17/10/2018)

Charging ahead: Nepal needs to switch to EVs if its agenda is to avoid losses economically and environmentally, by Rakshya Lama (kp 16/10/2018)

Risky travelling: The festival rush increases chances of road accidents (kp 15/10/2018), Accidents mar festival travel rush, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 16/10/2018)

NA shortlists six firms to build bridges along Fast Track (ht 15/10/2018)

Department of Roads refuses to accept new bridge over Bishnumati, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 13/10/2018)

Nine killed, 63 injured in three road accidents, by Anil Bhandari and Bhagwati Lama (rep 13/10/2018)

Exodus continues from Kathmandu: More than 1.5 million people head home from the Valley (kp 12/10/2018)

Morang starts written test to check drink driving (kp 12/10/2018)

Route restriction lifted to ease travel rush (kp 10/10/2018)

Amend vehicle registration process as per provincial system: Cabinet tells govt (ht 10/10/2018)

Four dead, 13 injured in two road accidents (rep 10/10/2018)

Find innovation to manage Valley traffic (rep 10/10/2018)

Dashain dash: Shoddy vehicles accident-prone: Last season, 483 people died in 2,953 accidents, by Chandqan Kumar Mandal (kp 07/10/2018)

Six dead, 17 injured in Banke microbus crash, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 07/10/2018)

Nepal allows India to build 2 wooden bridges across Mahakali River, by Manoj Badu (kp 07/10/2018)

Chyachhada cliff hinders Hilsa-Simkot road building, by Jaya Bahadur Rokaya (kp 07/10/2018)

Expressway study agreement inked (kp 03/10/2018)

Repair causes hours-long traffic jam (kp 03/101/2018)

New luxury buses alleviate commuters’ daily ordeal, by Anup Ojha (kp 03/10/2018)

Residents block traffic at Kalanki, by Anup Ojha (kp 29/09/2018)

Government mulls ‘authority’ to manage public transport system, by Tika R Pradhan (kp 26/09/2018)

Ban on 20-year-old vehicles deprive rural areas of transportation, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 26/09/2018)

Postal Highway becomes a nuisance due to delay in completion, by Mithilesh Yadv (rep 26/09/2018)

Lack of road compels Sertung locals to transport goods on mules, by Sarita Shrestha (rep 25/09/2018)

Citizens suffer every night as over 24 street lights fail, by Anup Ojha (kp 24/09/2018)

Project-control issue stalls 1,500 road works Impasse continues as Kathmandu controls projects  while provincial governments hold budget (kp 24/09/2018) [Leading politicians of the central level are still trying to prevent the implementation of federalism!]

Bridge project delay affects Lalima residents (kp 14/09/2018)

Police book over 1,000 traffic rule violators (kp 23/09/2018)

Locals put their sweat and money to repair road, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 23/09/2018)

DPR for road link to China set to be revised, by Himnath Devkota (rep 23/09/2018)

No road expansion at ABC foot trail for next 30 years, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 23/09/2018)

Pappu Construction violates approved design in four bridges: Infrastructure Ministry’s study reinforces growing concerns over quality of projects handled by the firm, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 22/09/2018), Pappu delay disrupts local life and trade: Pappu has been accused of missing the deadline on 25 bridge construction deals, out of a total of 41 construction contracts, by Arjun Rajbanshi (kp 22/09/2018)

Transport strike hits normal life in Mahottari, Bara (kp 20/09/2018), Transport strike paralyses country: Police fire bullets and lob teargas canisters during clash with drivers in Achham (kp 21/09/2018), Transport operators refuse to open festival ticket booking (kp 21/09/2018), Drivers end strike after deal: Eight-point agreement calls for drivers’ release, legal amendments, vehicle tests and road reforms, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 22/09/2018), Government, agitating drivers ink deal to resume transportation services (rep 22/08/2018), Dashain bookings start after nod to fare hike: Committee to review and suggest systematic fare adjustment for public vehicles within two months, by Arpan Shrestha and Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 23/09/2018)

Korean firm wins bid to make expressway DPR, by Binod Ghimire (kp 20/09/2018)

DoR to instal traffic lights at seven places (ht 20/09/2018)

Expressway project is a test of country’s leadership: Pokharel (kp 19/09/2018)

Army proposes two more tunnels along expressway, will cost Rs 5 billion extra, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 19/09/2018), Nepal Army must exercise transparency (rep 20/09/2018), Project report delay won’t hit
expressway works, says Army
(kp 21/09/2018), DPR will be ready in four months: Nepal Army (rep 21/09/2018), Experts advised more tunnels: Nepal Army: Additional tunnels to cost Rs 4.29 billion (rep 22/09/2018)

Demolition of illegal structures along BP Highway begins, by Madhusudhan Guragain (rep 18/09/2018)

Arniko Highway neglected after closure of trade route with China, by Dhruba Dangal (rep 18/09/2018)

Postal road project: Works progress at a snail’s pace (kp 17/09/2018)

Locals risking their lives due to delay in bridge construction, by Upendra Yadav (rep 16/09/2018)

Beni-Jomsom road ‘unsafe’, by Hari Krishna Gautam (rep 15/09/2018)

Negligence by Pappu and Kancharam makes Rajbiraj-Kunauli road miserable, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 15/09/2018)

Of roads and revenue: Despite raising billions in taxes from the use of infrastructure and on vehicles, the annual budget for the repair, maintenance and improvement of the Valley’s roads remains inadequate, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 12/09/2018)

Landslides block Narayanghat-Mugling road at several places, by Sabita Shrestha (rep 12/09/2018)

Mainstream electric vehicles with law: Nepal urgently needs an electric vehicle policy and infrastructure to cope with rapid development of EVs and to reduce air pollution and oil import, by Subhechchha Bhatta (rep 11/09/2018)

Dashain becomes a bargaining chip: Transport entrepreneurs refuse to open advance bookings for the festival until government unfreezes their bank accounts, by Sanjeev Giri and Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 10/09/2018) [Not the rule of law and free market economy shall be enforced but syndicates and corruption!?]

Right of way: The road expansion did not help motorised transport much, instead it actively harmed pedestrians, by Pranaya SJB Rana (kp 10/09/2018)

Small vehicle imports surge despite mass transportation push: e-rickshaw imports up 549 percent (rep 10/09/2018)

Pedestrians flee as sewage floods city streets, by Anup Ojha (kp 08/09/2018)

Lack of bridge makes road 'useless' for locals, by Bhagishwar Limbu (rep 08/09/2018)

Miteri bridge in fragile state (kp 07/09/2018)

Transport syndicate: Bus operators want bank accounts unfrozen; Booking delayed for Dashain trip, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 06/09/2018)

Plan to build 14 highway rest places for drivers: Each rest place to cost Rs 450,000; Government releases Rs 6.3 million; Three rest places for Province 2 (kp 06/09/2018)

Bridge constructed in Sindhuli well before deadline, by Anil Bhandari (rep 06/09/2018)

Poor state of road affects tourist inflow (kp 05/09/2018)

Karnali Highway: More hassles than relief (rep 05/09/2018), Authorities 'indifferent' to pathetic condition of Karnali Highway, by Pabitra Kumar Shahi (rep 07/09/2018)

Never-ending projects: Road construction is locked in a perpetual cycle of incompetence (kp 05/09/2018)

Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway: Nepal Army yet to find consultant for DPR, by Binod Ghimire (kp 04/09/2018)

Kathmandu road repair: ‘Over 60 percent’ of PM’s orders unheeded (kp 04/09/2018) [What about the separation of powers and responsibilities under them federal system? KMC should be responsible fpr the repair of Kathmandu roads!]

Darchula residents use risky Tuin to cross Mahakali River, by Manoj Badu (kp 04/09/2018)

The Naubise-Nagdhunga ‘nightmare’, by Sarita Shrestha (kp 04/09/2018)

Rural Road Maintenance, by Hari Bahadur Thapa (rn 03/09/2018)

Rasuwagadhi road to reopen from Monday, by Himnath Devkota (rep 03/09/2018)

Nepal, China to study Tatopani border: Move to revive customs office; Dry port construction picks up pace with 50 percent of Customs building, warehouse and parking complete; The project will build a border inspection building, cargo warehouse, litigation-warehouse, a parking lot with a capacity of accommodating at least 158 large containers and 33 cars (kp 02/09/2018)

Prithivi Highway faces routine obstruction from mudslides, by Sarita Shrestha (rep 02/09/2018)

With bridge left incomplete, road linkage seems distant for Chepang villages, by Naraharii Sapkota (rep 02/09/2018)

Summit Affects Public Travel: Public, urban planners slam government, by Nayak Paudel (kp 01/09/2018)

Road connectivity promotes agro products of Jumla, by DB Budha (rep 01/09/2018)

Road obstructed for past two months (ht 01/09/2018)

Odd-even rule hinders daily life: Traffic was brought to a grinding halt to facilitate the VIP motorcades which added to the public’s woes, by Anup Ojha (kp 30/08/2018)

Plastic roads: The way forward?, by Vikash Raj Satyal (ht 30/08/2018)

For two-wheelers, lane means nothing, by Nayak Paudel (kp 29/08/2018)

Commuters fume as KMC closes Khula Manch for four days (kp 29/08/2018)

‘Recklessness main cause of Valley road accidents’ (kp 27/08/2018)

Department of Roads develop software to monitor contractors (kp 27/08/2018)

Deplorable road affects Nagarkot entrepreneurs: Local bussinessmen blame Shailung Construction for the sharp decline in tourist numbers, by Anup Ojha (kp 26/08/2018)

Say no to syndicate:The decision to end syndicate was right and just but the government did not have a concrete plan to implement it, by Ashish Gajurel (rep 26/08/2018)

Province 3 wants to build tunnel road on its own: The cost of the national pride project has gone up due to delay in construction (ht 25/08/2018)

Reforming Public Transportation, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 24/08/2018)

Metropolis to issue tender for mutli-storey parking (kp 24/08/2018)

Daytime road repair causing huge traffic jams, by Diya Dhakal and Deepanjali Khadka (rep 24/08/2018), Odd-even vehicle movement for three days (kp 25/08/2018) [Unbelievable procedures for a handful of foreign visitors: Nepali citizens first!]

Tripureshwor-Kalanki-Nagdhunga road expansion: Watchdog slams agencies for delays (kp 23/08/2018)

Landslides and floods disrupt Kodari Highway, by Anish Tiwari (kp 22/08/2018)

Bridge swept away in Bahrabise Bazaar (kp 20/08/2018)

Monsoon further deteriorates Postal Highway, by Arjun Oli (rep 20/08/2018)

Rasuwagadhi trade route remains shut due to bridge damage, by Himnath Devkota (rep 19/08/2018), Nepal-China road link severed: Transportation disrupted along Pasang Lhamu Highway after floods damaged a bridge, by Krishna Thapa (kp 20/08/2018), 1,200 container trucks stranded in Kerung, by Balaram Ghimire (kp 22/08/2018), Trishuli-Betrawati traffic resumes (kp 22/08/2018), Rasuwa residents decry authorities’ delay in opening obstructed road (kp 24/08/2018), Repair works of Raswuagadhi route begins, by Himnath Devkota (rep 26/08/2018), Division office starts repairing Dhunche-Syaphrubeshi road (kp 28/08/2018)

Renewing My Driving License, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 20/08/2018)

Nepal’s maiden underpass to start operation in Kalanki today (ht 17/08/2018), Kalanki underpass opens for public, by Anup Ojha (kp 18/08/2018), Drivers, commuters, police delighted by the opening of underpass at Kalanki, by Biken K Dawadi (rep 22/08/2018), Traffic jams resume as Kalanki subway closes (kp 23/08/2018) [??]

Ahead of BIMSTEC, govt begins repairing capital roads, by Deepanjali Khadka (rep 17/08/2018) [It is a crime to continue to improve roads that are in relatively good condition for foreign state guests, instead of repairing the roads used daily by the local population and destroyed for years because of the laying of water pipes!]

Need for introducing International Driving Permit stressed (ht 17/08/2018)

Auto registration exceeds three-million mark (ht 17/08/2018)

Beni-Jomsom road closed after being severely damaged by flood and landslides, by Hari Krishna Gautam (rep 16/08/2018)

India grants Rs 470m for Postal Highway Project (kp 15/08/2018)

Process to appoint contractor for Nagdhunga tunnel starts (kp 15/08/2018)

High-tech, low-emission buses replace micros: The total cost of the project is $22.37 million, with the Nepal government contributing $7.9 million (kp 14/08/2018), All aboard: Introduction of the high-tech, low-emission buses could help reduce pollution (kp 15/08/2018)

Sarcastic Thapa demands different hotels for BIMSTEC delegates: Thapa said that such move would help repairing the potholes overnight just to please the visiting delegates (rep) [Great idea! Another option would be to move the government quarter and the houses of the politicians to the outskirts of the city, where the streets have been destroyed years ago by the administration/government! That this situation has not improved is another "achievement" of the Oli govt!]

Reckless negligence: 'Tree ambush' on a blacktopped road, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal and Pushpa Raj Joshi (rep 14/08/2018)

Mid-Hills Highway: Delays dog Diktel-Halesi road section: Black-topping still incomplete despite multiple deadline extension, by Daman Rai (rep 13/08/2018)

Koteshwor, Kalanki road project ‘nears completion’ (kp 13/08/2018)

Delay in repairing subsided road hampers traffic, by Sabita Shrestha (rep 13/08/2018)

Death rides a bike in the Valley: More than 60 percent of all accidents in Kathmandu Valley either involve motorcyles or scooters, by Anup Ojha (kp 12/08/2018), Seven people die every day in road accidents in Nepal (kp 12/08/2018)

28 households of Hungi at risk of displacement due to haphazard road construction, by Mukti Prasad Neupane (rep 12/08/2018)

Discussions to be held on reopening Tatopani route: After the Tatopani-Khasa overland route was closed, a major portion of Nepal-China trade is being conducted through Kolkata port (kp 11/08/2018)

Where sidewalk ends: People, not vehicles, should be allowed to reclaim the urban environment (kp 10/08/2018)

Government plans to build underpass at New Baneshwor (kp 09/08/2018)

Four die in highway collision (kp 09/08/2018)

Kathmandu roads get a facelift ahead of key summit: Authorities get the urge to plug potholes whenever major international events happen, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 08/08/2018) [In order to welcome Nepalese citizens and the much needed tourists, the govt and administration should better repair the numerous city roads that have been destroyed years ago, instead of repairing smaller road damages in the inner city only to impress foreign politicians!]

Disasters and Road Safety, by Gokul Pokhrel (rn 08/08/2018)

Apply the brakes: The govt must act strict and not free errant drivers after they pay a fine (kp 07/08/2018)

Rural roads: Repaired in winter but unfit for monsoon, by Bhim Chapagain and Bhagiswar Limbu (rep 07/08/2018)

Thapa calls for contract termination of under-performing companies (kp 06/08/2018)

Govt to gather data on tuin crossings: The ministry is also preparing to survey places in the country where a suspension bridge has to replace tuin immediately (kp 05/08/2018), Rivers without bridges: The govt move to replace wire bridges is a welcome step, but it should walk the talk (kp 06/08/2018)

Khalanga landslips halt traffic, 48 homes at risk, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 05/08/2018)

Damaged bridge isolates Rasuwagadhi (kp 05/08/2018)

Monks take initiative to fill the potholes of Bauddha-Jorpati road, by Shyam Rai (rep 05/08/2018)

Landslide Halts traffic on Pasang Lhamu Highway (kp 04/08/2018)

BP Highway facing risk (ht 03/08/2018)

Global tender for Nagdhunga tunnel this month: DoR; The tunnel way project has two components: Construction of a 2.45-km tunnel from Basnetchhap to Sisne Khola, and a 2.6-km approach road from Basnetchhap to Thankot (kp 02/08/2018)

Three dead in lorry crash (kp 01/08/2018)

Rampant increase in accidents in valley, by Bikan K Dawadi (rep 31/07/2018)

Work of upgrading postal road picks up pace (ht 31/07/2018)

Timure bridge to be repaired urgently (kp 30/07/2018)

Kalanki-Nagdhunga road: Mahaseth warns contractor: Irate residents vent anger and frustration on minister during site visit (kp 29/07/2018), Govt tells contractor to blacktop Kalanki-Nagdhunga road by Aug 28: To appeal SC order to pay compensation before beginning road expansion work; Prime Minister KP Oli is seriously dissatisfied with Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transportation Management Raghubir Mahaseth for failing to improve the state of roads in the Valley (rep 29/07/2018)

Damage to bridge halts traffic on Rasuwagadhi, Syaphrubesi road: The local administration has banned all vehicles from crossing the 51-metre bridge (kp 29/07/2018)

Eight killed, 17 injured in bus-truck collision, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (kp 28/07/2018)

Separate lanes for light and heavy vehicles on Bhaktapur-Koteshwar road, by Kamal Raj Bhatta (rep 28/07/2018)

Police, rickshaw operators clash in Bharatpur, by Ramesh Kumar Poudel (kp 26/07/2018), 2 protesters, 14 police injured in protest by three-wheelers, by Sabita Shrestha (rep 26/07/2018)

Chabahil to Sankhu road: Crews lay hume pipes on both sides of road: Department of Roads leaves disputed areas while asphalting road (kp 25/07/2018)

‘Operating tippers at night riskier’, by Krishna Kisi (rep 25/07/2018)

Police start using radar guns on Prithvi Highway, by Shreehari Poudel (rep 25/07/2018)

Officials smell rat in decision to entertain transporters’ liabilities (rep 24/07/2018)

Bridges construction on Postal Highway delayed (rep 24/07/2018)

Cable barriers installed at Muglin-Naryangadh road to prevent crashes, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (kp 23/07/2018)

'Tunnel transportation system necessary for Karnali's development' (rep 23/07/2018)

Three killed in two road accidents (rep 23/07/2018)

NA proposes change to Fast Track alignment (ht 21/07/2018)

Outer Ring Road construction process halted (ht 21/07/2018)

282 transport firms listed after end to syndicate: Order fails to make company registration mandatory, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 21/07/2018), Transporters get five more months to come under Companies Act (rep 21/07/2018), Govt sets mid-Jan deadline for registration of transport firms (kp 24/07/2018)

Children in Province 7 still rely on tuins to go to school (rep 21/07/2018)

Parks, not parking lots: Exemplary community effort to restore open space gives hope for a greener Kathmandu, by Duksangh Sherpa (nt 20/07/2018)

Vehicle emission test: Govt to make test mandatory in metros from next month (kp 20/07/2018)

Heavy vehicles back on BP Highway, by Raj Kumar Karki (kp 20/07/2018)

Seven people die in jeep accident (kp 19/07/2018)

Pappu Construction faces blacklist threat, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 19/07/2018)

Roads that don’t meet criteria increasing landslide risk in Okhaldhunga district (ht 19/07/2018)

Bridge in limbo as contractor company, workers flee project site in Panchthar (19/07/2018)

Traffic police clamps time-card on heavy vehicles and lane order (kp 18/07/2018)

Road classrooms teach traffic lessons for free: Jaywalkers learn rules as road safety drive begins (kp 17/07/2018)

Heavy vehicles on left lane only on Jagati-Koteshwar road from today, by Biken K Dawadi (rep 17/07/2018)

NOC completes locking system on tanker fleet: In a bid to control fuel theft and leakage en-route, NOC had started installing security locking systems four months ago, by Ajit Tiwari (kp 16/07/2018)

Traffic police start campaign against jaywalking, by Bikan K Dawadi (rep 16/07/2018)

Kathmandu Ring Road improvement: DoR waits on China to begin 2nd phase of road project (kp 15/07/2018)

Managing urban traffic, by Keshav Bhattarai (rep 15/07/2018)

Transport operators block vehicles on BP Highway, by Anil Bhandari (rep 15/07/2018), Sindhuli businessmen protest prohibition on heavy vehicles; On June 4, the SC had ordered the authorities concerned to only allow 10-tonne goods carriers and 18-seat passenger vehicles on BP Highway (kp 16/07/2018)

Tipper kills teen in Kalimati (kp 15/07/2018), Accidents involving tippers unabated in capital (rep 15/07/2018)

Landslide obstructs Kodari Highway (kp 14/07/2018)

Jeep crash leaves 5 dead, 8 injured (kp 14/07/2018)

CCTV cameras come in aid to track traffic rules violators, by Bikan K. Dawadi (rep 14/07/2018)

Rain affects vehicular movement (kp 13/07/2018)

Licence to kill: Govt needs to rein in trucks running amok on streets leaving a trail of carnage (kp 13/07/2018)

Ministry bans tippers during day in the Valley (kp 12/07/2018)

Where rivers flow: Bouddha residents see lighter side of life during monsoon ordeal on roads (kp 12/07/2018)

New Narayangadh-Muglin road cracks and sinks from the edge (kp 12/07/2018), 20 meters of Narayanghat- Mugling road subsides 1 foot, by Sabita Shrestha (rep 12/07/2018)

Okhaldhunga rural roads in sorry state (ht 12/07/2018)

‘Transport syndicate a thing of the past’ (ht 12/07/2018)

Mid-hills Highway in a sorry state, by Giriraj Baskota (rep 11/07/2018), Where is the progress? Sorry state of Mid-hill Highway (rep 12/07/2018)

What delayed the construction of Nepal's first arc bridges?, by Biken K Dawadi (rep 11/07/2018)

Haphazard road construction destroying unique heritages (ht 11/07/2018)

Vehicles obstructed after bridge collapse (ht 10/07/2018)

Month into operation recently widened Narayangadh-Muglin road cracks up: Consultant engineer Pushkar Regmi says a simple repair is not going to fix the damaged road, by Ramesh Kumar Poudel (kp 09/07/2018)

When will this pit get repaired?, by Diya Dhakal (rep 09/07/2018)

Traffic police seek installation of traffic lights in Pokhara, by Dhan Basnet (rep 09/07/2018)

After Khokana, Bungamati protests expressway works, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 08/07/2018)

Hilsa-Simikot road construction set to resume soon, by Jay Bahadur Rokaya (kp 08/07/2018)

Govt constructing six-lane highway without arranging diversion, by Pushparaj Joshi (rep 07/07/2018)

20 workers killed in Mustang truck accident, by Ghanashyam Khadka (kp 07/07/2018), Slow rescue work blamed for high death toll, by Santosh Pokharel and Dinesh Subedi (rep 08/07/2018),
Govt to provide Rs 500,000 relief to tipper accident victim families (rep 10/07/2018), Woman lost all 4 offspring in Mustang tipper truck crash, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 11/07/2018), Deadly roads: Death of workers in tipper accident (rep 11/07/2018), Province to provide Rs 50,000 to family of each tipper accident dead, by Bishan Chhetri (rep 12/07/2018)

Nepal-China tibet trade facilitation committee meeting: China for conducting field study to reopen Tatopani (kp 08/07/2018)

6 Indian nationals die in jeep crash (kp 04/07/2018)

Home Ministry’s action spurs DoR to act against tardy contractors, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 03/07/2018)

Careless drivers, negligent government: 10 percent increase in road accidents involving 2 wheelers, by Biken K Diwadi (rep 03/07/2018)

Roads in Kathmandu resemble waterways during monsoon, by Diya Dhakal (rep 03/07/2018)

Road linking Rajbiraj airport in sorry state (ht 03/07/2018)

Govt to initiate study for more tunnel roads (kp 02/07/2018)

Govt shows flexibility to transport bodies (ht 02/07/2018)

Living in an unjust city: Democracy is measured by the state of the sidewalk, not the number of wide roads, by Prashanta Khanal (kp 01/07/2018)

Narayangadh-Mugling road: Work halted at three landslide-prone areas (ht 01/07/2018)

Top court bans vehicles more than 10 tonnes on BP Highway (kp 30/06/2018)

No Valley entry from July 17 for vehicles failing pollution test (rep 30/06/2018)

NC cadres plant rice saplings on muddy road (ht 30/062018)

SC puts brake on road expansion (kp 30/06/2018)

Solukhumbu car crash kills seven people (kp 30/06/2018)

Risky roads, by Swasti Gautam (rep 29/06/2018)

Payment delay ‘stalls 800 bridges’:  Contractors complete 88 bridges; Department of Roads and Finance Ministry spar over meagre budget, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 28/06/2018)

Daily landslides plague travelers on Mugling-Narayanghat road: 314 big and small landslides occurred during last year, by Sabita Shrestha (rep 28/06/2018)

Causeway collapses within 10 days of construction, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 27/06/2018)

Construction of bridge over Mardi River in full swing, by Kisan Sangeet Nepali (rep 27/06/2018)

Stray animals a serious threat to commuters' safety, by Biken K Dawadi (rep 26/06/2018)

Kathmandu-Nighgard fast track construction IL&FS claims Rs 2.37bn compensation for DPR (ht 25/06/2018)

Women crew ensure traffic flows in rains, by Pratap Bista (kp 24/06/2018)

Pedalling through perdition: Cycling could be the way to go for a cleaner and greener Kathmandu, by Dipendra Gautam (kp 24/06/2018)

Time card to be implemented along Muglin road (ht 23/06/2018)

KMC to track public vehicles using GPS (kp 22/06/2018)

2,318 killed in road accidents in 11 months (rep 22/06/2018)

Majority of transport bodies yet to get registered at OCR (ht 22/06/2018)

Roads Dept readying to invite tender for tunnel (kp 21/06/2018)

Decision to ban larger vehicles on BP Highway challenged in court (rep 20/06/2018)

Deluge turns Bouddha road into a ‘paddy field’ (kp 19/06/2018)

Landslide threat looms over Liping, Tatopani, by Anish Tiwari (kp 19/06/2018)

Pokhara Lakeside no more a no-vehicle zone, by Santosh Pokhrel (rep 19/06/2018)

Kathmandu-Tarai expressway project: Nepal Army shortlists six firms to prepare DPR (kp 17/06/2018)

Budget crunch affects construction of road (ht 17/06/2018)

Govt halts road works for monsoon (kp 16/06/2018)

Truck-microbus collision kills 4 people in Chitwan (kp 16/06/2018)

Poor rescue mechanism causing more casualties, property loss on highways (ht 14/06/2018)

Govt vows to issue over 300,000 driving licences by mid-August (kp 13/06/2018)

Transportation cost still the same despite end of syndicates (rep 13/06/2018)

Locals face the brunt due to delay in blacktopping roads (rep 11/06/2018)

Narayangadh, Mugling road facelift soon (kp 10/06/2018)

Automobile mechanics urged to repair vehicles responsibly (ht 10/06/2018)

Kalanki-Koteshwor road project: Authority extends deadline third time, by Anup Ojha (kp 09/06/2018)

Task force starts work to resolve transport issues (kp 08/06/2018)

Five dead, eight hurt in separate road accidents (kp 08/06/2018)

Narayangadh-Muglin road opens 24 hours, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (kp 07/06/2018)

Once quiet, Kathmandu is honking again!, by Dilasha KC (rep 06/06/2018)

Majority of city vehicles fail emission standards: Results show 422 diesel and 231 petrol vehicles cross permissible levels, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 05/06/2018)

Paving Paradise: Do we really need another highway in the ecologically fragile Chure range? (kp 05/06/2018)

Kathmandu-Tarai expressway: Defence minister-led panel to steer project (kp 04/06/2018)

Ban sought on 32-seater buses on BP Highway (ht 04/06/2018), Locals dissatisfied with govt decision to allow heavy vehicles on BP Highway, by Anil Bhandari (rep 04/06/2018), SC orders govt to bar heavy vehicles from BP Highway (kp 05/06/2018), Heavy vehicles defy top court, ply BP Highway: Bus service providers and crusher operators have allegedly co-opted local administrations to ensure the apex court’s order is not enforced, by Raj Kumar Karki (kp 08/06/2018), No entry for heavy vehicles on BP Highway, by Raj Kumar Karki (kp 09/06/2018), Heavy vehicle ban on BP Highway hits supply of petroleum products, construction materials (ht 11/06/2018), Transport entrepreneurs stage protest in Ramechhap (ht 15/06/2018), Ramechhap businessmen protest heavy vehicles’ ban on BP Highway (kp 17/06/2018)

Mahaseth working to lift ban on 20-yr-old vehicles (rep 04/06/2018) [??]

Four years on, Kamalbinayak-Nagarkot road construction still incomplete: Construction company has already received three deadline extensions (rep 04/06/2018)

258 youths killed in valley road crashes in three years (ht 03/06/2018), Deaths on roads: Despite sharp rise in number of accidents and deaths, we are still too slow to recognise road safety as an issue (ht 04/06/2018)

Traffic Police vow to enforce reforms: Division to implement 82-point Home Adminstration Reform Plan (kp 02/06/2018), Traffic cops to treat hit-and-run cases more seriously (ht 02/06/2018)

Tall in the saddle: Even today, horses are cherished associates of Kathmandu’s traffic police and remain indispensable for managing traffic in a heavily congested city, by Abijeet Pant (kp 02/06/2018)

Fast track construction a whole new ball game for Nepali Army, by Jagdishor Panday (ht 02/06/2018)

12 dead, 15 hurt as bus plunges 150m in Palpa (ht 01/06/2018), 14 killed, 9 injured in Palpa bus accident, by Madhav Aryal (kp 02/06/2018)

Green activists slam Chure road plan, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 01/06/2018)

Villagers build 6km long road selling wives’ ornaments, by Jagat Khadka (rep 01/06/2018)

Postal Highway project unlikely to meet Feb 2019 deadline, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 31/05/2018)

Four killed, seven injured in jeep-plunge in Dadeldhura (ht 30/05/2018)

Doti jeep crash kills 4 people (kp 30/05/2018)

About time: Wider roads will mean nothing if it threatens people (kp 29/05/2018)

Experts question the logic behind one more highway in Chure area, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 29/05/2018)

14 bridges to be built with World Bank loan (kp 29/05/2018)

Four-wheeler imports surge by twofold, by Shankar Acharya (kp 28/05/2018)

Kalanki subway ‘to open on June 29’, by Anup Ojha (kp 27/05/2018)

Mailung-Syaphrubesi road section closed for safety reason (kp 27/05/2018)

Ring Road part ‘death trap’, by Anup Ojha (kp 26/05/2018)

230,511 people of Province 7 still rely on tuins to cross rivers, by Pushparaj Joshi (rep 26/05/2018)

Commuting in a lawless country: The proof of the pudding is in the eating. It will not be long before we know if this ‘government of the proletariat’ will bring about changes to a public transport sector mired with greed and misconduct, by Mohan Guragain (kp 26/05/2018)

Right to the streets: They are building roads that connect cities, and not city streets that connect people, by Barsha Chitrakar (kp 25/05/2018)

Policing traffic chaos: Traffic police should persist with the campaign against offenders (kp 25/05/2018)

3 killed as truck hits scooter in Bhaktapur (kp 24/05/2018)

Work halted after ward chair thrashes project engineers (ht 24/05/2018)

KMC to start digital parking (kp 24/05/2018)

Mugling-Narayanghat contractors seek deadline extensions, by Sabita Shrestha (rep 23/05/2018), Govt to probe Muglin road construction delay (ht 23/05/2018)

Highway named after late communist leader, by Umesh Poudel (ht 22/05/2018)

Contractors continue making sub-standard road in Rautahat: Locals, by Madan Thakur (rep 22/05/2018)

NA hands over track to north, by Balaram Ghimire (kp 21/05/2018), Shortest route to Rasuwagadhi opens (ht 21/05/2018)

Bridges replace Dhading’s risky tuins, by Sarita Shrestha (rep 21/05/2018)

Traffic police get tough on rule violators (kp 21/05/2018), Police start taking action against overloaded passenger vehicles: Public vehicles violating traffic rules to be fined up to Rs 3000 (rep 21/05/2018)

Taxis without billing system face action (ht 21/05/2018), Police crack down on taxis plying sans invoice printers (kp 22/05/2018)

Road accidents kill five and injure 15 people (kp 20/05/2018)

Road construction elates Chure area locals in Siraha (ht 20/05/2018)

A road is changing life of Jumla residents, by DB Buda (rep 20/05/2018)

MTPD helpline receives around 35,000 complaints on traffic rules violation (ht 20/05/2018)

Ministry transfers official who crushed bus cartels: Motive questioned as Transport Department DG Rupnarayan Bhattarai is recalled (kp 19/05/2018) [Step to safeguard syndicates and corruption??], Government tightens noose on public transport committees: Ministry seeks info on properties that go to state coffers after mid-July (kp 20/05/2018), Minister Mahaseth denies
politics in DG Bhattarai’s transfer
(kp 23/05/2018) [What else?], Former DoTM DG Bhattarai back at MoPIT again (ht 29/05/2018)

Traffic police book over 500 taxi drivers, by Anup Ojha (kp 19/05/2018)

Dhobikhola Corridor turns into illegal car park (kp 19/05/2018)

Muglin road contractors ask for another 40 days: The deadline for the first section ended on May 10 while the deadlines for the second and third sections will expire on May 20 and 30 respectively (kp 18/05/2018)

Govt preparing to hike traffic fine by up to 600 per cent (ht 18/05/2018)

Govt cranks up heat on transport committees (kp 17/05/2018)

City to buy five modern road cleaning machines Kathmandu Metropolis receives 7 bids for broomers (kp 16/05/2018)

Bus falls in ditch injuring 50 people (kp 16/05/2018)

Only 300 20-year-old public vehicles de-registered, by Ayam Shrestha (rep 15/05/2018)

Over 150 operators register as company (kp 14/05/2018)

Road accidents on the rise (ht 14/05/2018)

5 people die in Pyuthan bus crash, by Giru Prasad Bhandari (kp 14/05/2018)

Bagmati, Dhobikhola bridge work crawls: Department of Roads official says contractors cite excuses for the delays (kp 13/05/2018)

Koteshwor-Kalanki stretch: Road expansion to complete only after monsoon (kp 11/05/2018)

No city for cyclists, by Sewa Bhattarai (nt 11/05/2018)

Kalanki subway ‘to open around end of June’: Kathmandu Ring Road Improvement Project engineer says 95 percent work complete, by Anup Ojha (kp 09/05/2018)

Ending the Syndicates, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 09/05/2018), Govt starts process to form task force, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 10/05/2018), Minister vows to end cartels and put in jail its supporters (kp 10/05/2018), Transport Syndicates Giving In, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 10/05/2018)

Govt eliminates cartels: Transport minister announces decision of dialogue with bus operators (kp 08/05/2018), Transport entrepreneurs pen five-point pactIt envisions ending all syndicate-related activities in domestic transportation sector, by Sujan Dhunbana (ht 08/05/2018)

Company vows better services at GongabuBus commuters welcome Lhoste company’s new approach (kp 08/05/2018)

Indian firm seeks Rs3b for expressway DPR, by Bibek Subedi (kp 08/05/2018)

Transport strike flops: Route permits revoked n Key transport federation official in police net, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 05/05/2018), Government to freeze strikers’ bank accounts: Anti-Money Laundering Dept asked to probe assets of bus operators; Anti-Money Laundering Dept asked to probe assets of bus operators (kp 05/05/2018), Govt strikes back at striking transporters: To probe their assets; Route permit of vehicles that stayed off the roads to be suspended (ht 05/05/2018), Dozens held for striking in favour of transport syndicate (ht 05/05/2018), Transport operators freed on compliance promise, by Chandan Kumar Mandl (kp 07/05/2018)

Govt plans tender call to blacktop Mailung road: The highway to China links Galchhi, Trishuli and Rasuwagadhi and is 82 km long. The department said it would initiate the public procurement process to appoint a contractor within three weeks (kp 04/05/2018)

Pathlaiya-Birgunj road-widening drive halted (ht 04/05/2018)

20k electric rickshaws imported in last fiscal (kp 04/05/2018)

Kathmandu-Bhaktapur Trolley Bus: (Born: 1975, Allowed to die: 2009), by Peter Francon-Smith (nt 04/05/2018)

Construction of Birgunj-Pathaliya six-lane road in limbo, by Upendra Yadav (rep 03/05/2018)

‘Govt firm against syndicate’ (ht 02/05/2018), Supporters of transport cartel keen for talks with authority (kp 03/05/2018), 50 companies defy syndicate’s strike call, to continue services: The DoTM has confirmed that necessary security arrangements have been made in conjunction with  the District Administration Office for the transport  companies to ply their bus services in all 77 districts, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 04/05/2018)

Mugling-Narayanghat road: Why earlier bid was terminated: Termination incurred a loss of Rs 1 billion and a time overrun of one year, by Rudra Pangebi (rep 02/05/2018)

KTM-Tarai fast track: 17 firms apply for expressway DPR (kp 01/05/2018)

4 die in separate road accidents (kp 01/05/2018)

Nepal-B’desh will be linked by tunnel way’ (kp 30/04/2018) [???]

Children at higher risk of road accidents (ht 30/04/2018)

Narayanghat-Muglin project: Highway project cost to jump by Rs 320m (kp 28/04/2018), Narayanghat-Mugling road likely to miss yet another deadline, by Sabita Shrestha (rep 29/04/2018)

Global bids to be called for Nagdhunga tunnel: The tunnel and approach road are expected to cut travel time over the mountainous route from Nagdhunga to Naubise, the main gateway to Kathmandu (kp 28/04/2018)

Transport entrepreneurs line up to register their firms at OCR (ht 26/04/2018), Stay the course: Govt’s early move to break transport cartel should continue (kp 27/04/2018), Ending the Transport Syndicate, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 28/04/2018)

Humla to be linked with road connectivity under UK govt’s Rural Access Programme (ht 25/04/2018)

Transport syndicates collect fees illegally, by Bhushan Yadav (kp 24/04/2018)

Next, taxis ‘will have to register as company: ’Transport minister vows crackdown on all cartels (kp 24/04/2018), Is govt overlooking syndicate in cab services?, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 24/04/2018)

Kathmandu-Tarai expressway: Govt to form mechanism to facilitate project (kp 24/04/2018)

Police apprehend five men for attacking Mayur driver (kp 24/04/2018)

Firms garaging buses to lose permit, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 23/04/2018), Fuel transporters back off from protests (ht 23/04/2018)

End of transport syndicate can bring down price of daily consumables, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 23/04/2018)

Illegal road being built in the dark (ht 23/04/2018)

Luxury buses dominate East-West highway route: These buses feature a wide assortment of entertainment options from leD TVs, ACs and Wifi. They are also starting to allocate special seats for differently-abled people, women and old people (kp 21/04/2018)

Newly installed traffic lights go kaput (ht 20/04/2018)

Stray cattle menace haunts motorists (ht 19/04/2018)

Public transport operators not yet in tax net: Registration as companies is expected to widen net (rep 19/04/2018), Scrapping transport syndicate to bring ‘billions’ under tax net: Annuala transactions in public transport sector stand at over Rs 200 billion (ht 21/04/2018)

Mid-sized buses to ply Gongabu-Sinamangal road from mid-June, by Ayam Shrestha (rep 19/04/2018)

Makeshift bamboo bridge collapses, locals hit (ht 19/04/2018)

Drive it off: As the government has already initiated against syndicate in transport sector, it now must work to end cartels in others sectors as well (ht 19/04/2018)

Kanti Highway upgrade likely to finish by Oct, by Pratap Bista (kp 17/04/2018)

Transporters to protest govt move to end syndicate in the sector (ht 17/04/2018), No renewal, listing of transport committees (kp 18/04/2018), Govt moves against cartels, not to renew transport committees, by Ram Saran Tamang (rep 18/04/2018), Transport syndicate threatens to halt service, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 18/04/2018), Five transport forums to defy govt crackdown on cartels (kp 19/04/2018), Transporters announce protest activities: Govt to freeze bank accounts of those halting public transportation services; Drivers, co-drivers not to participate in transporters’ strike (ht 19/04/2018), MoHA warns against transport strike (ht 19/04/2018), Transporters announce series of protests: If the transport entrepreneurs halted their services, the government plans to commandeer the vehicles and operate them using security personnel, by Ram Saran Tamang (rep 19/04/2018), Transport committees show ‘signs of retreat’, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 20/04/2018), Bus owners use political nexus: Rift among entrepreneurs n Govt ‘firm’ on action, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 21/04/2018)

Regulator defers plan to ban vehicles (kp 15/04/2018)

Govt may reroute expressway if it fails to acquire land in Khokana (kp 15/04/2018)

Police issue 1,949 tickets to drivers on NY weekend (kp 15/04/2018)

Wide roads do not A Great city make, by Pranaya SJB Rana (kp 14/04/2018)

Short-cut to Rasuwagadhi: The new route to China border from Kathmandu is just 122 kilometers, by Himnath Devkota (rep 14/04/2018)

Govt to review routes, route permits for public vehicles (ht 14/04/2018)

DoR to build Chure Highway in 10 years (ht 14/04/2018)

Distribution of smart driving licences to resume next week (ht 13/04/2018)

Kalanki underpass ‘will be ready in two months’, by Anup Ojha (kp 12/04/2018)

Driving syndicate off: More needs to be done, by Ramesh Ghimire (ht 10/04/2018), Plan to end transport monopoly: Home Ministry proposes not renewing registration of transport entrepreneurs’ committees from next fiscal (kp 11/04/2018), Opening the market: Government move to break transport cartels is welcome but it needs to sustain its campaign (kp 12/04/2012)

8 killed in separate road accidents (kp 10/04/2018)

Motorable road reaches remote Khadang village in Dolpa (kp 10/04/2018)

Competition promotion board fails to curb cartels, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 09/04/2018), DoTM opens route permits across country (ht 09/04/2018)

Construction of North-South highway moves ahead swiftly, by Madhav Aryal (kp 08/04/2018)

Nagdhunga tunnel one step closer to construction (kp 07/04/2018)

Expressway report bids open on April 12 (kp 06/04/2018)

Roads Dept seeks Rs2b loan to build 14 bridges, by Bibek Subedi (kp 06/04/2018)

Postal Highway design draws flak from locals, by Pawan Yadav (kp 06/04/2018)

Five new firms get permits to ply buses on Dhulikhel route, by Anup Ojha (kp 05/04/2018), Govt stands tough against cartel on Arniko Highway: While the cartel intensifies its protest and shuts down operations along Arniko Highway, the government awards permits to other transport services operating the same route, by Ram Saran Tamang (rep 05/04/2018), Bus syndicate retreats after tough govt action, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 06/04/2018), Govt set to act against transport syndicate: Route permit issued to eight new transport firms along Kathmandu-Banepa road section (ht 06/04/2018), Route permits across country open to all: The recently amended Transport Management Directives-2004 allows any company to get route permits in any parts  of the country, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 07/04/2018)

Suspension bridges in want of repairs (ht 04/04/2018)

Sewer job makes mess of  inner Old Baneshwor areas: Residents complain of mobility hindrance, damaged water pipeline and pollution (kp 03/04/2018)

Road upgradation project grounds to a halt in Birgunj: The JV of Sharma, Diwa and United Builders has gone rogue with no work done in last three months, by Shanker Acharya (kp 02/04/2018)

China to open Kimathanka, Olangchungola border points (ht 02/04/2018)

Khokana locals stage protest (ht 02/04/2018)

‘Contractor used sub-standard blacktopping materials’ (ht 02/04/2018)

Beni-Jomsom road closed for 8 hrs a day, by Ghanashyam Khadka (kp 01/04/2018)

Postal Highway contractor goes rogue, works stalled: Ganapati Construction Service has shown lacklustre effort with no work done in the last one month, by Kamal Panthi (kp 01/04/2018)

Upgradation of Syabrubesi road to begin in August (kp 31/03/2018)

Mayur Yatayat faces trouble for lowering transportation fare, by Madhusudhan Guragain (rep 31/03/2018), Bus cartels face tough sanctions (kp 01/04/2018), Registration at DoTM must to avail new vehicle route permits: Stern action to be taken against those promoting syndicate (ht 02/04/2018), Syndicates obstruct transportation on Araniko Highway, by Madhusudhan Guragain (rep 03/04/2018), Banepa residents scatter transport cartel: Bus owners plan to block traffic fails, by Anup Ojha (kp 03/04/2018), In right gear: Government’s new rule to drive off the syndicate system, which has been the bane of country’s transport sector, is a welcome move (ht 03/04/2018), Bus committees to halt transport service protesting DoTM decision (ht 04/04/2018), As transport cartel intensifies protests, Mayur Yatayat holds its ground (rep 04/04/2018)

Bus crash kills 2 and injures 45: Police say the bus  belonging to Dakshinkali Yatayat crashed at Bhanjyang-3 after one of the front wheels came off (kp 30/03/2018)

President's motorcade wreaks havoc (rep 30/03/2018) [Just like royal behaviour on the shoulders of the citizens!!]

Byas residents demolish beam bridges built by India: Indian authorities had built eight rudimentary bridges over the Mahakali river in Darchula without consent from the Nepali side, by Manoj Badu (kp 29/03/2018)

Locals stage protest against road expansion: Six injured as protesters clash with cops; Vehicles vandalised (ht 29/03/2018), Hear them out: The state must pay heed to locals and conservationists and exercise restraint while dealing with peaceful protest (ht 30/03/2018), Crackdown on anti-road expansion protesters (nt 30/03/2018)

Smart traffic lights go on trial run in city (kp 28/03/2018), Traffic lights go kaput a day after being inaugurated (ht 30/03/2018)

Construction of high-tech fuel stations in limbo: Nepal Oil Corporation has so far issued 30 licences to build so-called ‘model petrol pumps’ (ht 27/03/2018), Step on the gas: nOC must ensure that those who have obtained permits to set up high-tech fuel stations complete construction on time (ht 28/03/2018)

Siraha locals hopeful of timely completion of Hulaki Rajmarga, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 27/03/2018)

Jet boat service started in Saptakoshi (ht 26/03/2018)

Police set up patrols to catch speed demons on Ring Road (kp 25/03/2018)

Fast track alignment should be changed: AHRC (ht 25/03/2018)

The end of an era: Internal combustion engines had a great run over the years, but now they are being outstripped by electric vehicles, by Parash Deep Subedi (kp 25/03/2018)

2,000 houses in Janakpur face wrecking ball (kp 25/03/2018)

Two Panchthar roads to be blacktopped (ht 24/03/2018)

Muglin road project gets three-month extension (kp 23/03/2018), ‘Muglin road to be ready by May’ (kp 26/03/2018)

Road project fails to gather momentum (ht 22/03/2018)

Lakeside all set for no-vehicle plan, by Deepak Pariyar (kp 18/03/2018), Lakeside area to be made ‘no-go zone’ for vehicles: Vehicles would not be allowed in the area from Hallan Chowk to Barahi Chowk (ht 22/03/2018)

Postal Highway project in Tarai slows to crawl, by Santosh Singh (kp 17/03/2018)

‘Green sticker' mandatory from mid-April (ht 16/03/2018), Vehicle exhaust test, green sticker to go nationwide (kp 17/03/2018)

Electrifying transport: How near, or far, we are, by Devendra Adhikari (ht 16/03/2018)

Narayanghat-Muglin road project faces cost overrun, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (kp 15/03/2018)

Road safety becoming a challenge for Karnali Highway, by DB Budha (rep 14/03/2018)

Transport entrepreneurs to defy decision removing old vehicles (ht 12/03/2018), 20-year-old public vehicles to be banned from tomorrow (ht 14/03/2018), Ban on vehicles older than 20 years kicks in (kp 15/03/2018), A timely move: The aged vehicles belonging to private and the government should also be phased out to bring vehicular emission level at a permissible limit (ht 15/03/2018), 59 old vehicles booked (kp 16/03/2018), Ban on old vehicles hits eastern hill districts, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 16/03/2018), Transport officials book 79 old buses (kp 18/03/2018)

17,700 tempos registered in Fiscal Year 2016/17: Number is higher than total registrations over past 28 years, by Kushal Basnet (rep 12/03/2018)

Letter to Lal Babu Pandit, by Prem Thapa (rep 11/03/2018)

Khokana residents protest against Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway: Brigadier General Gokul Bhandari says Nepal Army will not leave any stakeholder behind in this project and create a win-win situation for all, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 08/03/2018), Khokana residents blame govt for displacing Newars: Conservationists agree the infrastructure projects affect heritage and religious sites, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 11/03/2018), Listen to the people: Projects to jumpstart growth are important, but socio-cultural sensibilities mustn’t be hurt (kp 12/03/2018), Locals of Khokana, Bungmati oppose expressway project (ht 14/03/2018)

Sajha rolls out disabled-friendly bus in the Valley, by Anup Ojha (kp 08/03/2018)

Butwal-Narayanghat road improvement plan held up, by Navin Poudel (kp 08/03/2018)

Alternative to street-widening: It is unfortunate that while elsewhere in the world people are advocating for ways to create walkable neighborhoods, we are bulldozing our already existing footpaths, by Supriya Joshi (rep 07/03/2018)

Craving clean air: There is a need for regular vehicle emission checks and automated traffic signals: simply banning old vehicles won’t do, by Kanchan Mani Dixit (kp 07/03/2018)

Some Tanahun villages still rely on tuin, by Shreehari Paudel (rep 06/03/2018)

Govt prepares to fire two contractors of Kanti Highway: Amar Construction and Sunkoshi Biruwa SL are likely to default on their promise of blacktopping two road segments within mid-July, by Pratap Bista (kp 05/03/2018)

DoR building 7 bridges in Bardiya: Construction of bridges are under way in Bhada, Man, Barbardiya, Lathuwa, Ambasa, Kaligaudhi and Surajpur areas of the district, by Kamal Panthi (kp 04/03/2018)

Accidents up on roads not opened to traffic (ht 04/03/2018)

Nagdhunga-Naubise tunnel: Govt to publish global tender for tunnel way project (kp 04/03/2018)

Narayangadh-Muglin road expansion: Contractors set to go for controlled blasting, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (kp 04/03/2018)

Confessions of a Kathmandu cyclist: The social and economic validation motorised vehicle owners receive in society unfortunately does not translate into civility and courtesy on the roads, by Sanjay Sharma (kp 03/03/2018)

Construction of Olangchung Gola Highway begins, by Ananda Gautam (kp 02/03/2018)

Traffic police book over 1,100 rule violators (kp 02/03/2018)

2 Chinese firms show interest in Outer Ring Road Project, by Anup Ojha (kp 02/03/2018)

Naubise-Mugling road to be widened, by Bibek Subedi (kp 02/03/2018)

Project cost escalation bane of country’s development (kp 02/03/2018)

Imported vehicles to meet Euro IV norms (ht 02/03/2018)

Valley records 105 deaths in road accidents in six months (ht 28/02/2018)

Government to crack down on vehicles breaching emission limits from April 14 (ht 28/02/2018)

Bus-truck collision leaves one dead, 29 injured (kp 24/02/2018)

Syabrubesi road upgrade slated to start in Oct, by Bibek Subedi (kp 24/02/2018)

Roads being built without EIA (ht 24/02/2018)

Bridges in need of urgent repair in Bara (ht 24/02/2018)

Best foot forward: The vehicular ban in Thamel and Asan is making the streets more walkable and vibrant. It has also come as an accidental boon for the seasonal porters in the area, by Abijeet Pant (kp 24/02/2018)

Supreme Court halts distribution of embossed vehicle number plates (ht 23/02/2018)

Over 200,000 await digital driving licenses since months, by Kushal Basnet (rep 22/02/2018)

Larcha bridge topples weeks before opening, by Anish Tiwari (kp 21/02/2018)

Tuin Crossings Still Exist In Nepal, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 19/02/2018)

NEA in bid to have more vehicle charging stations: Country’s first EV charging station has been set up at power utility’s central office (kp 18/02/2018)

Tackling traffic troubles: Will new measures prove to have a lasting effect on resolving perennial transportation problems?, by Anupama Angbo (ht 18/02/2018)

Road safety compromised by haphazard divider placement, by Arjun Oli (rep 18/02/2018)

Bajura road to be blacktopped soon, by Arjun Shah (kp 18/02/2018)

Transport entrepreneurs demand halt to entry of overloaded vehicles (ht 18/02/2018)

Road to nowhere: They will tell you it is a universally acknowledged truth that better roads lead to economic prosperity. That prosperity might come at a cost, a premium even, but so does most other things, by Sandesh Ghimire (kp 17/02/2018)

Postal Highway: Saptari locals halt survey work amid land issues, by Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 16/02/2018)

Reckless driving of tippers blamed for increasing road mishaps, by Madhusudan Guragain (rep 13/02/2018)

Delay in bridge construction affecting Mid-Hill Highway work in Jajarkot, by Janak KC (rep 12/02/2018)

Trend of automobile ownership: Whether automobiles are purchased for necessity or flaunting, it suggests that the purchasing power of Nepalis is increasing, by Naresh Neupane (kp 11/02/2018)

Kathmandu-Tarai expressway: Army cuts 14k trees to build expressway, by Pratap Bista (kp 11/02/2018)

Vehicular movement to be halted for six hours on Galchhi-Rasuwagadhi road, by Bhagawati Lama (rep 11/02/2018)

India delays road upgradation process, by Mohan Budhayer (kp 11/02/2018)

Trishuli bus crash victim found (kp 10/02/2018) [The accident had happened on 28 October 2017]

Muglin-Narayangadh road project deadline to be extended: The road carries the heaviest traffic in the country, account-ing for 90 percent of Nepal’s total international trade traffic (kp 10/02/2018)

Two-wheelers to get embossed number plates from Feb 13 (ht 10/02/2018)

Ring Road project mulls design audit (kp 09/02/2018)

Sajha plans e-bus pilot run in two months, by Anup Ojha (kp 07/02/2018), Electric buses could cut Nepal’s fuel bill by up to 90pc, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 07/02/2018)

Smoke screen: Though banning old vehicles welcome, promotion of public transportation is the long-term answer (kp 07/02/2018)

Sajha unveils disabled-friendly bus, by Anup Ojha (kp 07/02/2018)

Countrywide ban on vehicles older than 20 yrs from Mar 15, by Anup Ojha (kp 06/02/2018)

Nagdhunga tunnel report to be ready this month, by Bibek Subedi (kp 06/02/2018)

Access to transport: Seats reserved for women and persons with disability are often occupied by strong and able-bodied women and men, while sick and elderly have to stand, by Meenraj Panthee (rep 06/02/2018)

‘Kalanki underpass will be ready in 5 months’ (kp 04/02/2018)

KMC vows to clear stray animals from city roads (kp 03/02/2018), Holy strays: Rescuing abandoned cattle from the streets will require innovative and local initiatives, by Abijeet Pant (kp 03/02/2018)

China asks removal of poles from Ring Road (kp 01/02/2018)

Work on Mid-hill Highway bridges stalled since years, by Janak KC (rep 01/02/2018)

Widening of Syabrubesi highway to begin in Oct, by Bibek Subedi (kp 31/01/2018)

Valley’s youths come out in force to protest worsening traffic jams, by Anup Ojha (kp 30/01/2018)

Citizens hail opening of Tamor corridor (kp 30/01/2018), Tamor corridor track opens connecting hills with plains (ht 31/01/2018)

Delay in Sunkoshi Bridge construction: Just one foundation pillar built in the past five years (rep 30/01/2018)

Piece of history: Kalopul bridge demolition plan irks locals (kp 29/01/2018)

Road dusts, a nuisance in Panchkhal-Dhulikhel section, by Madhusudan Guragain (rep 29/01/2018)

Ten die in separate road accidents in past 24 hours (kp 28/01/2018)

Kaligandaki road corridor set for upgrade, by Prakash Baral (kp 28/01/2018)

Politicians flout rules to build road: Under the direction of political leaders, 471 trees have been felled so far to  link Dhansar Bridge with Jungle-shaiya, by Pawan Yadav (kp 28/01/2018)

Narayangadh-Munglin section to be closed during day from today, by Anup Ojha (kp 27/01/2018)

Track opens for Mailung-Syabrubesi road section, by Balram Ghimire (kp 27/01/2018), Mailung-Syafrubesi road to come into operation in April, by Himnath Devkota (rep 27/01/2018)

Katari-Ghurmi road in neglect (ht 27/01/2018)

Rural connection: In northern Gorkha, two state-of-the-art cantilever pathways (bridges) are changing lives, by Utsav Shakya (kp 27/01/2018)

Skilled manpower crunch hits construction of bridges (ht 27/01/2018)

Better Road And Civic Sense, by Shyam KC (rn 24/01/2018)

Progress on construction of Nagarkot road snail-paced (ht 24/01/2018)

Road connectivity elates locals of Tipling, by Sarita Shrestha (rep 24/01/2018)

Call for measures to curb road deaths: Four dead in Salyan bus accident, by Biplab Maharjan (kp 23/01/2018)

Road connects Bajhang, Bajura headquarters (ht 23/01/2018)

Rasuwagadhi highway set to be upgraded, by Bibek Subedi (kp 23/01/2018)

Lack of traffic lights adding to street chaos (ht 21/01/2018)

Muglin-Narayangadh road may be closed during day (ht 20/01/2018)

Accidents along BP Highway on the rise (ht 19/01/2018)

Online system adopted for driving licence (ht 19/01/2018)

Kathmandu-Tarai fast track: Army to have own DPR for expressway; Nepal Army says the detailed project report prepared by an Indian consultant was incomplete (kp 17/01/2018)

Jajarkot-Dunai road nears completion, by Janak Nepal (kp 17/01/2018)

Four-wheelers barred from city core, by Anup Ojha (kp 17/01/2018), Clearing the air: No longer choked by pollution, perhaps the Capital’s historical appeal will be rejuvenated (kp 18/01/2018)

Dangerous Roads, Lurking Traps, by Prem Khatry (rn 16/01/2018)

Overloaded tippers turn road into eye-sore (ht 16/01/2018)

Blacktopping begins at Tripureshwar -Kalimati road section, by Sanghamitra Subba (rep 16/01/2018)

Jajarkot section of Mid-Hills Highway in sorry state, by Janak KC (rep 16/01/2018)

Village council chief among 6 dead in car crash (kp 15/01/2018)

Road connects Panchami Bazaar to Diktel in Khotang (ht 15/01/2018)

Government to encourage use of e-vehicles: The government has also reduced customs tariff for import of e-vehicles (ht 14/01/2018)

Mugling road expansion hits snag (ht 14/01/2018)

Poor vision due to fog increases road mishaps, by Yogesh Rawal (rep 14/01/2018)

Irregularity rife in Hulaki Rajmarg construction (rep 14/01/2014)

Construction of Nagdhunga-Naubise road tunnel in offing (ht 13/01/2017)

Car ban in Capitals’ core areas from Tuesday: Four-wheel vehicles, except those on emergency and essential services, barred entry at 12 places in the city between 7am and 7pm (kp 12/01/2018)

Meterless taxi drivers protest in Pokhara (kp 11/01/2018)

Core city areas no-go zone for four wheelers (ht 11/01/2018)

4 dead in road accidents in Nawalparasi and Mahottari (kp 10/01/2018)

Biratnagar-Kimathanka trilateral road project’s disheartening progress, by Hari Adhikari (ht 10/01/2018)

Lack of motorable bridge affects trade, tourism in Jhulaghat, by Bira Gadal (rep 10/01/2018)

Mahure-Phoksingtar road finally getting blacktopped: Foundation stone for project was laid by Prime Minister Man Mohan Adhikari in 1994 (rep 08/01/2018)

Sajha urged to extend bus service to Godawari (kp 07/01/2018)

Okhaldhunga people elated with suspension bridge construction (ht 07/01/2018)

Road construction gathers pace in areas surrounding Lumbini, by Amrita Anamol (kp 07/01/2018)

New road connects Bajhang, Bajura, by Basanta Pratap Singh and Arjun Shah (kp 07/01/2018)

Kamal Binayak-Nagarkot road in sorry state for last nine months (ht 06/01/2018)

DoR: Will blacktop 80km Valley roads in five months, by Anup Ojha (kp 05/01/2018)

A pressing concern: Problems with traffic congestion can be mitigated if all stakeholders make an effort to fulfil regulatory obligations, by Ananda Bahadur Shrestha (kp 05/01/2018)

Rajbiraj locals against construction of Postal Highway (ht 04/01/2018)

Toll tax on most road sections from next fiscal, by Sabin Mishra (ht 03/01/2018), Road to safety: If the money collected from toll tax is utilised well to maintain and repair roads, this can hugely increase the safety of passengers (ht 04/01/2018)

Narayangadh-Muglin road to be closed for six hours at night (ht 03/01/2018)

Fast track may be delayed over DPR (kp 02/01/2018)

Army opens 66 km track in Karnali Corridor, by Pabitra Kumar Shahi (rep 02/01/2018)

Tardy progress on six-lanehighway in Dhangadi (ht 02/01/2018)

E-vehicle charging: Valley armed with 4 more stations (kp 02/01/2018), Plugged on: NEA now runs four charging stations, but more EVs for public transport still needed (kp 03/01/2018)

Sunkoshi bridge not completed yet (ht 01/01/2018)

Construction of Mechi bridge hits snag (ht 31/12/2017)

Bridge over Karnali River replaces risky ferry trips, by Khamma Khatri (rep 28/12/2017)

Pashupati area: No-vehicle zone (kp 27/12/2017)

Bridge building in limbo (ht 27/12/2017)

Reopen Tatopani: Built in the 1960s the 115-km long highway catered as a lifeline for Nepal to connect China’s Tibet and, the Tatopani customs point used to handle trade worth billions of rupees (ht 27/12/2017)

Parked fuel tankers pose risk of highway accidents, by Hari Adhikari (ht 27/12/2017)

Cargo movement blocked in protest over pollution (kp 26/12/2017)

Galchhi-Rasuwagadhi road: Only 10 percent of road works completed so far; The 82-km road links the border transit  to Kerung in China through Mailung (kp 25/12/2017)

Biratnagar-Khandbari-Kimathanka road project: Road works stall due to recurring dispute, by Dipendra Shakya (kp 25/12/2017)

Bailey bridge installed over Sunkoshi River (ht 25/12/2017)

NEA introduces e-vehicle charging station in Capital (kp 24/12/2017)

30pc solar street lights in Bhaktapur non-functional (ht 24/12/2017)

Two killed, three injured in separate road accidents (ht 23/12/2017)

Nepali Army begins process to construct expressway to Tarai (ht 22/12/2017)

Much-delayed Postal Road project gains momentum (kp 21/12/2017)

KTM-Hetauda project: Highway project lacks explosives to progress; nepal Army, a year and half ago, had agreed to supply  5 tonnes of explosives for the construction but the army has not delivered the explosives, by Pratap Bista (kp 21/12/2017)

Valley likely to get smart traffic lights soon (ht 21/12/2017)

Multistoried parking lot at New Road planned (kp 20/12/2017)

Narayangadh-Muglin road: Contractors fined for delay (kp 19/12/2017), Third upgradation deadline unlikely to be met (ht 21/12/2017)

MTPD starts queue system for passengers boarding public vehicles (kp 18/12/2017)

RFID gates to be installed at Valley’s entry points (ht 18/12/2017)

Govt to ban 20-year-old public vehicles from mid-March (ht 18/12/2017)

‘Semi-floor’ bus operation within a month: Sajha; The bus will be helpful  particularly for different-ly-abled people, women, children and the elderly (kp 17/12/2017)

8 years on, road construction still incomplete, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 17/12/2017)

MoH proposes free treatment for people injured in road accidents (ht 17/12/2017)

Bridge construction in Udayapur at a snail's pace, by Maheshwor Chamling Rai (rep 17/12/2017)

Mid-hill highway project: Pokhara-Baglung road section gets underway, by Agandhar Tiwari (kp 16/12/2017)

Roads cover only 7.72 per cent ofmunicipal area in Kathmandu (ht 16/12/2017)

DoTM to make emissions test mandatory, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 16/12/2017)

Private vehicles required to get embossed number plates within this fiscal (ht 15/12/2017)

Authorities pilot smart traffic light project at two places, by Anup Ojha (kp 13/12/2017)

2nd phase of ring road expansion: Field study report to be submitted within a mth, by Bibek Subedi (kp 09/12/2017)

MoF yet to release budget to reconstruct bridges (ht 09/12/2017)

Only 10 pc work of Galchhi-Rasuwagadhi road completed, by Bhagwati Lama (rep 06/12/2017)

Transport in Kathmandu: Fixing fallacies, by Nishan Kafle (ht 05/12/2017)

Progress of road projects dismal in first four months, by Dilip Poudel (rep 05/12/2017)

Adamghat-Chautara road track opens after 25 years of effort (ht 04/12/2017)

Pace of blacktopping upped in Valley to contain dust: DoR, by Anup Ojha (kp 03/12/2017)

Vehicle imports up nearly 8pc (by Shankar Acharya (kp 03/12/2017)

Nations pledge to take action for improved road safety (ht 02/12/2017)

KMC clean-up drive for dust, dirt and grime free streets (kp 01/12/2017), Warning against unauthorised digging of roads, footpaths (kp 01/12/2017)

Bus plunges into Trishuli; 8 dead: Police rescue 22 passengers including a six-month-old baby boy (kp 30/11/2017)

KMC plans new structures to ease traffic congestions: The metropolis is holding talks with the DoR on building one underpass and two overhead crossings, according to Mayor Shakya, by Anup Ojha (kp 26/11/2017)

#Khotang’s 8-yr wait for bridge ends: the 120-metre-long structure is expected to serve as a lifeline, by Dambar Singh Rai and Kumbha Raj Rai (kp 25/11/2017), Commodity prices fall after Dudh Koshi bridge opens, by Dambar Singh Rai (kp 02/12/2017)

KMC steps up drive to make roads dust-free (kp 25/11/2017)

Over 1.5 lakh awaiting smart driving licences, by Sujan DDhungana (ht 23/11/2017)

CIAA tells MoPIT to ease traffic congestion in Kathmandu Valley (ht 22/11/2017)

PDC drags feet in procuring DPR of KTM-Tarai Expressway, by Sabin Mishra (ht 22/11/2017)

8 killed, 34 wounded in road accidents (kp 13/11/2017)

Oh no, not again: Drastic measures are needed to prevent the highways from turning into a death zone, by Ashish Gajurel (kp 07/11/2017)

Driver’s negligence tops list of road accident causes; Experts, however, say while blaming human error, state must pay heed to bad roads and poor infrastructure, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 03/11/2017)

Cops told to step up crackdown on drink-driving (ht 03/11/2017)

Bridge the gap: Govt needs to hold concerned on a tight leash for timely bridge and road repair (kp 01/11/2017)

Road to nowhere: Govt needs to identify key reasons for road  accidents; implement effective regulations (kp 30/10/2017), Tragic accident: all drivers operating public vehicles or passenger buses must undergo refresher training and psychological counseling every year (ht 30/10/2017)

7 killed, 6 injured, 2 missing in Gulmi micro bus accident (ht 30/10/2017), 4 dead, 5 hurt as jeep plunges 500m onto river channel in Udayapur (ht 30/10/2017)

Speeding bus plunges into Trishuli; 31 dead, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 29/10/2017), Dhading bus plunge: Driver out of contact, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 30/10/2017)

Authorities plan to make Capital’s core heritage sites visitor-friendly, by Anup Ojha (kp 28/10/2017)

Mugling-Narayanghat road section: Vehicle movement may be halted during day (ht 28/10/2017)

Biratnagar road project in limbo: BMC to blacklist the contractor if the work is not started right after Chhath (ht 27/10/2017)

Narayangadh-Muglin road widening work to resume (ht 26/10/2017)

SC orders roads dept to leave Limbu sacred stones untouched (rep 26/10/2017)

KMC earmarks Rs 800m for fixing potholes (ht 25/10/2017)

Killer drains of Pokhara, by Bharat Koirala (ht 25/10/2017)

Proper repair of Valley roads only after Melamchi project concludes (ht 24/10/2017)

No-vehicle rule enforced in Thamel, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 23/10/2017), Vehicle-free Thamel a big respite for tourists, by Anup Ojha (kp 26/10/2017), Pedestrian pass: Freeing Thamel’s narrow alleys of  traffic will rejuvenate its historical appeal (kp 27/10/2017), Walk the talk: Residents of Kathmandu, the Tarai and Chitwan could have their lives shortened by as much as four years because of foul air, by Kunda Dixit (nt 27/10/2017)

New plan for embossed number plate system: DoTM sends proposal to Cabinet to distribute new plates under provincial structure (ht 23/10/2017)

One dies, another critical in Darchula jeep accident (kp 22/10/2017)

NEA to take lead to promote electric vehicles: Says will start by installing charging stations at  different parts of Kathmandu in the first phase, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 20/10/2017)

7 killed, 24 injured in separate road accidents (kp 20/10/2017)

DoTM’s Bhaktapur trial centre starts operation, by Anup Ojha (kp 15/10/2017)

Illegal structures along Mugling-Kotre road to be demolished (ht 15/10/2017)

High-way: With the opening of the Besisahar- Chame Sadak, Manang is witnessing an unprecedented boom in tourism, but concerns over safety continue to loom large, by Bhim Ghimire and Aash Gurung (kp 14/10/2017)

Govt gives okay to buy DPR for expressway, by Bibek Subedi (kp 14/10/2017), Govt to buy DPR of Fast Track from IL&FC, by Sabin Mishra (ht 14/10/2017), Nepal Army permitted to purchase DPR after negotiation: Proposed price of Rs 600 million much higher than other complicated projects (rep 14/10/2017), NA inagurates first project camp in Makkhu Besi (kp 19/10/2017)

Govt set to ease licence procurement process for heavy vehicles (kp 14/10/2017)

The myth of public transport profitability: Even if it runs at a loss, good urban transport makes a metropolis efficient and dynamic, by Kanak Mani Dixit (nt 13/10/2017)

Jam at Naubise road leads to death of bus crash victim, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 12/10/2017), Naubise-Nagdhunga traffic snarls a nightmare for commuters, by Sarita Shrestha (rep 12/10/2017)

8,700 Valley taxies fitted with automated billing machines (rep 12/10/2017)

Israeli tourist dies in Manang SUV crash, 10 others injured (kp 10/10/2017)

Locals vent their ire against sluggish road repair, by Janak KC (rep 10/10/2017)

Eight years on, construction of Bajura bridge still in limbo (ht 07/10/2017)

Landslides affect transportation along Prithvi Highway, by Mukti Prasad Nyaupane (rep 07/10/2017)

2 killed, 40 injured in bus accident, by Arjun Bhushal (rep 07/10/2017)

Munglin bridge delay troubles travellers, by Anup Ojha (kp 06/10/2017)

Dilapidated suspension bridge risks travelers' life, by Daman Rai (rep 06/10/2017)

Chepang road gets the go-ahead from govt, by Harihar Singh Rathore (kp 06/10/2017)

Alternative route to Narayangadh-Muglin road to be built (ht 06/10/2017)

Landslide obstructs 6km stretch of Siddhartha Highway in Palpa, by Madhav Aryal (kp 06/10/2017)

Bridges over Karnali River at risk of collapse (ht 06/10/2017)

Experts welcome plan tabled at Parliament to ban fossil fuel-run vehicles by 2027, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 05/10/2017) [This will not even be possible in the most developed countries!], Fuel for the future: Policymakers now recognise air pollution is grave enough to warrant a response (kp 06/10/2017)

Landslide obstructs Siddhartha Highway, hundreds of passengers stranded, by Madhav Aryal (kp 01/10/2017)

Two killed in separate road accidents (kp 30/09/2017)

Sidda Baba Road obstructed, hundreds of passengers stranded (rep 30/09/2017)

18 bridges to be built along Narayangadh-Mugling road section (kp 29/09/2017)

22 kindred injured in Dailekh bus accident (ht 28/09/2017)

Eight killed in road accidents in Kavre (kp 27/09/2017)

Prithvichowk island removed overnight to ease traffic congestion, by Santosh Subedi (rep 27/09/2017)

Beni-Jomsom Highway reopens after six days, by Hari Krishna Gautam (rep 27/09/2017)

Sajha adds Bungamati-Budhanilkantha route (kp 26/09/2017)

Landslide obstructs Ridi-Tamghas road, by Ghanashyam Gautam (kp 26/09/2017)

NEA to promote electric vehicles: Power utility calls tender to instal charging stations in major cities to encourage people to shift to EVs (ht 24/09/2017)

Homeward bound: The future towards a competent travel network depends upon the government and transport entrepreneurs, by Anupama Angbo (ht 24/09/2017)

More people picking BP Highway over Thankot: Poor shape of Muglin stretch, Kalanki congestion among the causes, by Anup Ojha (kp 24/09/2017)

3 killed as landslide buries car, truck (kp 24/09/2017)

Parking at Tundikhel for festival shoppers (kp 23/09/2017)

Three killed, 18 injured as bus veers off road (kp 23/09/2017)

Crackdown on festive drink-driving launched (ht 21/09/2017)

Army to begin talks to buy fast track DPR, by Bibek Subedi (kp 20/09/2017), ‘Expressway project will test army’s capability’, by Sangam Prasain (kp 21/09/2017)

Rain-damaged rural roads left unrepaired, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 14/09/2017)

Villagers angered by delay in bridge construction (kp 14/09/2017)

Festive rush raises safety fears, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 13/09/2017), People stand in lines for hours to buy bus tickets, by Anup Ojha (kp 13/09/2017), Passengers queue for hours since early morning to return home empty-handed, by Sabin Mishra (ht 13/09/2017)

Narayangadh-Muglin road to open 24 hours (kp 13/09/2017)

Tunnel boring machine to dig under Chure hills: It will take the machine around two to three years to dig the 4.2 metre wide and 12-km long tunnel (kp 13/09/2017)

Lack of MoUD synergy delays Outer Ring Road project (ht 13/09/2017)

10 dead, 55 injured in two road accidents (kp 10/09/2017)

Repair of rural roads unlikely before Dashain (ht 10/09/2017)

e-Rickshaws on verge of displacement in Jhapa (rep 10/09/2017)

Two hurt as state minister’s vehicle hits motorbike (ht 09/09/2017)

Seekers of smart driving licence in a jam: Process of issuing permits came to a grinding halt last week due to shortage of smart cards, by Sabin Mishra (ht 08/09/2017)

Narayangadh-Mugling road section to open round-the-clock from September 13 (ht 08/09/2017)

253 killed, 579 injured in road accidents in far-west in two years (ht 08/09/2017)

Travel ban extended for Beni-Jomsom road (kp 07/09/2017)

Rain, landslides affect road upgradation in Dolakha (ht 07/09/2017)

Price of Fast Track DPR jumps 66 pc, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 05/09/2017)

Setting the right priorities: World cities are acting to push out cars but our government is doing just the opposite, by Prashanta Khanal (kp 03/09/2017)

Narayangadh-Muglin road: Preparations on to ease traffic for major festivals; Only 54pc of works have been completed so far  on the road upgradation project that started  in April 2015 (kp 03/09/2017)

Commuters still forced to make perilous journey on Karnali Highway, by DB Buda (rep 03/09/2017)

Araniko Highway blocked, by Anish Tiwari (kp 03/09/2017)

Rains damage Muglin-Narayangadh road, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 01/09/2017)

Dhangadi-Taklakot road to connect Province 7 with Tibet (ht 31/08/2017)

KMC hands over 50 wheel lockers to traffic police (kp 30/08/2017)

Sanphe-Martadi road threatened (ht 30/08/2017)

Monsoon damages substandard blacktopped Baglung roads, by Sabgam Gharti Magar (rep 30/08/2017)

Fare hike call before Dashain, by Anup Ojha (kp 29/08/2017)

Karnali bridge starts to wear down due to lack of repair, by Yogesh Rawal (rep 29/08/2017)

Black-topping peeling off Udayapur road (ht 29/08/2017)

Flood exposes bridge scandal in Bardiya: Babai river bridge at Jabadighat caves in due to ‘poor build quality’, by Kamal Panthi (kp 27/08/2017)

New bridge at Mugling set to miss deadline, by Prakash Baral (kp 27/08/2017)

Licence of 348 drunk drivers suspended (ht 27/08/2017)

Ban on unnecessary honking becoming effective in Pokhara-Lekhnath, by Santosh Subedi (reo 27/08/2017)

Issuance of Digital licence plates from tomorrow (kp 26/08/2017)

DoR seeks Rs 420m immediately (ht 23/08/2017)

Bailey bridge construction halts in Larcha, by Anish Tiwari (kp 22/08/2017)

House panel directive puts DoTM in dilemma: Dept asked to set up Vehicle Fitness Test Centres in 7 provinces in a month, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 22/08/2017)

Two killed, 21 hurt in bus accident (ht 22/08/2017)

Roads Board proposes increasing toll rates (ht 22/08/2017)

Traffic resumes on major highways and roads: DoR (kp 21/08/2017)

Distribution of embossed licence plates begins (kp 21/08/2017)

Landslides obstruct Barhabise-KTM road (kp 20/08/2017), Landslides block Barhabise-Tatopani road, by Anish Tiwari (kp 21/08/2017)

Over 30 bridges damaged (ht 18/08/2017)

“Dallu janey ho?”: An outsider finds Kathmandu buses to be easy and safe — it just takes time, by Julia Thomas (nt 18/08/2017)

Diversions, Bailey bridges to resume vehicular flow (kp 16/08/2017), Bridges at risk: The newly built bridge in Bardiya would not have collapsed so early had there been proper monitoring from the concerned when it was being constructed (ht 16/08/2017)

Vehicular traffic resumes on roads damaged by floods (rep 16/08/2017)

Around 1,800 taxis in Valley yet to instal billing machines (ht 16/08/2017)

Cabs without billing system face action (ht 14/08/2017)

Dudhaura bridge collapses in Bara (ht 14/08/2017)

Fast track project handed over to Army officially (kp 12/08/2017)

Bridge collapses a week before handover (ht 12/08/2017), Faulty Construction, by Bhimsen Thapaliya (rn 23/08/2017)

Home Minister bemoans Valley’s dismal traffic infra (kp 08/08/2017)

Rautahat’s killer ditches claim 11 lives in 3 weeks: Contractors blamed for digging ditches to extract soil to elevate surface at road construction sites, by Pawan Yadaw (kp 08/08/2017)

Remote Ramechhap villages accessible again (ht 08/08/2017)

Nine killed, seven hurt in Doti jeep accident, by Mohan Shahi (kp 06/08/2017)

Contracting process of 13 roads to begin soon in Kathmandu, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 06/08/2017)

4 girls drown in rain-filled pit (kp 06/08/2017), Four girls of a family die after falling into a ditch (ht 06/08/2017), 4 children drown in pits dug for road work, by Madan Thakur (rep 06/08/2017), Speaker directs govt to respond to minors’ death (kp 07/08/2017), Monsoon madness: How many innocent children must die before construction sites are made safer? (kp 07/08/2017)

Kavre transport operators warn of blocking Sajha (kp 05/08/2017)

Vehicular movement resumes along Narayangadh-Mugling road section (ht 05/08/2017)

Multiple landslides strike Narayangadh-Muglin road (kp 04/08/2017), Narayanghat-Mugling road becoming 'deathtrap', by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 04/08/2017)

Road to Mustang getting blacktopped, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 04/08/2017)

Bridge collapse causes hardship in Tatopani, by Anish Tiwari (kp 04/08/2017)

Auto loan cap slams brake on four-wheelers’ growth, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 04/08/2017)

Narayangadh-Muglin road: PM: Complete expansion project as early as possible, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 03/08/2017) [The PM comes, orders, and within a few days the whole world is wonderful!!]

No safe roads in Pokhara for disabled, by Santosh Subedi (rep 03/08/2017)

Sanphe-Martadai road faces landslip threat (ht 02/08/2017)

No road repair during monsoon: KMC mayor: Traffic police chief says the wait would be too long for personnel on duty (kp 01/08/2017)

Traffic problems: Viable solutions, by Madan Mohan Pradhan (ht 01/07/2017)

Road Potholes And PM’s Directives, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 31/07/2017), ‘Potholes fixed in 32 areas of Kathmandu’ (kp 31/07/2017), Authorities miss deadline for fixing potholes (ht 31/07/2017)

Mahamai folk risk lives daily  to cross Mai river on boats, by Biplav Bhattarai (kp 31/07/2017)

Construction of Sapsu River Bridge comes to a halt, by Daman Rai (rep 31/07/2017)

Kathmandu-Tarai fast track: ‘Process to procure tools and raw materials with India begun’ (kp 29/07/2017)

Govt’s taxi permit scheme backfires, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 29/07/2019) [An outstanding example how shortsighted givernment decisions are!!]

Smart surveillance vansto catch unruly drivers (ht 29/07/2017)

Fixing potholes alone won’t resolve road woes, says minister (ht 29/07/2017)

Bus falls into stream as bridge caves in, two dead (28/07/2017)

65 pc road repair work completed: PMO (kp 27/07/2017), Clear the mess: Passing the buck has been a favourite pastime of our government officials, which must stop (ht 27/07/2017)

Landslides obstruct Karnali Highway (kp 26/07/2017)

Traffic-related deaths on rise in Jhapa (kp 26/07/2017)

Only link to Tatopani severed as landslide destroys key bridge: Vehicular movement obstructed, locals having a tough time (kp 25/07/2017), Bridge collapse hits Tatopani locals, by Anish Tiwari(kp 27/07/2017), ‘Bailey bridge within a week’ (kp 28/07/2017), Tuin link over Bhotekoshi at Larcha (kp 30/07/2017)

Army gears up to begin KTM-Tarai expressway, by Binod Ghimire and Bibek Subedi (kp 25/07/2017)

Fifty-eight per cent road repair work over (kp 25/07/2017)

Rainfall halts filling of potholes in Kathmandu: Lack of coordination among authorities concerned posing another hurdle to road repairs (ht 24/07/2017)

Track opened to link Taplejung with China border (kp 22/07/2017), Taplejung connected with China via road (kp 23/07/2017)

Nepal, China trade halted due to landslide, by Krishna Thapa (kp 22/07/2017)

Road repair after monsoon: KMC mayor (ht 22/07/2017) [Which monsoon, this years`or that one of 2020?]

Heavy rainfall damages rural roads in Panchthar district (ht 22/07/2017)

6 killed in separate road accidents (kp 21/07/2017)

Out of Order: Lights out, by Neeraj Chandra Roy (rep 21/07/2017)

Country roads, by Gunjan Upadhyay (rep 21/07/2017)

Poor road condition hits Chitwan tourism, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 21/07/2017)

Govt attention drawn to ‘killer’ pits, potholes (ht 21/07/2017), Car falls into pit dug by Melamchi water project (ht 21/07/2017)

Rains block roads in Rolpa, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 21/07/2017)

Kalanki-Koteshwor section of Ring Road to be completed by July 2018 (ht 21/07/2017)

Executive officers of local levels told to fill potholes (ht 20/07/2017) [The chaos may have been produced by the central level, but now this belongs to the taks of the local level and should not be ordered by the central government even though it is necessary!], Repair of all roads unlikely till rains end, by Rupesh Acharya (ht 20/07/2017)

Rs 112m paid for 11 km Valley roads but no work done, by Khilak Budhathoki and Himal Lamsal (rep 20/07/2017)

Proper blacktopping after Golbazar locals protest, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 20/07/2017)

Khotang to get bridge by Dashain (ht 20/07/2017)

Valley authorities get down to work (kp 19/07/2017)

BP Highway closed for nighttime traffic (ht 19/07/2017)

Rain, landslides obstruct roads (ht 19/07/2017)

Number road fatalities up in Dhading, by Shankar Shrestha (rep 19/07/2017)

Fix it: Pathetic state of Capital’s roads is part of a larger malaise afflicting Nepal’s polity (kp 19/07/2017)

Fix them now: When the monsoon rains start, the roads in the Kathmandu Valley look like muddy fields ready for paddy plantation (ht 18/07/2017)

Landslide debris obstructing vehicular movement on Jay Prithvi Highway, by Jagat Khadka (rep 18/07/2017)

Implementation of embossed number plate system delayed (ht 18/07/2017)

Pokhara enforces ‘No Horn’ regulation (kp 17/07/2017)

Fix potholes in 15 days, PM tells officials (kp 17/07/2017)

31 injured in bus-truck collision (kp 16/07/2017)

Concerns grow over 'death trap' roads of the capital: Water-logged roads killed one child while another narrowly escaped death (rep 16/07/2017)

Darchula-Tinkar road still unfinished, by Manoj Badu (kp 16/07/2017)

DoTM readies new measures to ease city traffic: Long-route buses to be regulated on the Ring Road (kp 16/08/2017)

Pedalling for healthier cities: Cities the world over are embracing cycle-friendly policies to cure their congestion woes while we remain fixated on road expansion and monorails, by Sagar Onta and Prashanta Khanal (kp 15/07/2017)

Chabahil-Sankhu road expansion: Project faces more delay: Officials, by Samipa Khanal (kp 14/07/2017)

Roadblock: The Mugling Highway is an example of poor governance and lack of accountability of those in high office (nt 14/07/2017), Unblocking an artery: A trip along the accident-prone 36km Mugling-Narayangad highway, which was once considered an engineering feat, by Sanjeev Sharma ( nt 14/07/2017)

Landslide leaves passengers in the lurch (kp 13/07/2017)

Transportation disrupted on unrepaired rural roads (ht 13/07/2017)

Contractors to be pushed for timely completion of Diktel-Halesi road (ht 13/07/2017)

7-day trial run begins to ease traffic jams: Trucks, tippers and mini trucks will be prohibited from entering the Valley during rush hours—from 8:30 till 10:30 in the morning and 3:30 till 6:30 in the evening, by Samipa Khanal (kp 12/07/2017)

Road expansion again stalled in Dholahiti, by Pooja Chauhan (rep 12/07/2017)

Dhulikhel Municipality seeks Sajha bus service (kp 11/07/2017)

Govt initiates feasibility study to expand Thankot-Mugling road section (ht 11/07/2017)

Two dead, 26 injured in Salyan bus accident (kp 10/07/2017)

Blacktopping of Rautahat road incomplete (ht 10/07/2017)

Govt working to ease traffic woes, says home minister (ht 10/07/2017)

Koteshwor-Bhaktapur road: Constant jams become a commuter’s nightmare, by Anup Ojha (kp 09/07/2017)

Kaligandaki corridor becomes operational: The road is touted to be a key trading route connecting the southern and northern neighbors. Nearly 1 million people will get direct access to motorable road, by Ghanshyam Gautam (kp 09/07/2017)

72km outer ring road: Issues over land acquisition pegging back project (kp 09/07/2017)

Simikot-Hilsa road construction nearing completion (kp 09/07/2017)

No progress on road projects financed by Indian soft loan (rep 09/07/2017)

Capital roads becoming unsafe for pedestrians? Reckless driving has made even zebra crossings dangerous (kp 09/07/2017)

Muglin-Narayangadh road: Travel curfew from Sunday (kp 07/07/2017)

Ring Road greenbelt declared no-parking zone (ht 07/07/2017)

Traffic nightmare: Ideal solution, by Nishan Kafle (ht 06/07/2017)

New rule set for long-route vehicles (ht 06/07/2017)

Show the way: The vulnerability of only one all-purpose road between Kathmandu and the Tarai should have woken up our leaders years ago to seek alternative roads (ht 06/07/2017)

Parking vehicles in Capital not a walk in the park: Shrinking parking areas in expanding city concern many, by Anup Ojha (kp 02/07/2017)

Traffic police’s vehicle wash plan: A good move or harebrained scheme? Many say it won’t work until authorities fix Capital roads; Environmentalist says the plan will work only when Kathmandu roads are well kept, dustless and clean, by Anup Ojha (kp 05/07/2017), Parliamentary panel instructs govt to complete road construction of Valley within three months, by Ashim Neupane (rep 05/07/2017)

Muglin-Narayangadh road: DoR completes study on alternative route (kp 05/07/2017), Parliament committee orders night time travel curfew (kp 05/07/2017), Traveling the dreaded Naryanghat-Mugling road, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 05/07/2017)

Army seeks consultants to review Fast Track DPR (kp 05/07/2017)

Cops book errant motorists: They were fined for not halting and waiting until pedestrians crossed the road safely (ht 05/07/2017)

At least 600 new zebra crossings to be installed in Kathmandu (ht 04/07/2017)

Outer Ring Road Project to begin in Oct (ht 04/07/2017)

Bus-Motorbike collision kills one, 30 injured (kp 03/07/2017)

Government set to introduce road test for driving licence (ht 03/07/2017), Traffic police to introduce ‘road trial’ for driving licence (kp 04/07/2017)

Nepal’s highest bridge at risk due to poor drainage, by Chabilal Tiwari (rep 02/07/2017)

Massive landslide blocks Narayangadh-Muglin road section again (ht 01/07/2017), Narayanghat-Mugling road blocked for two days, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 02/07/2017), Narayangadh-Muglin road landslides threaten pedestrians, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 04/07/2017)

Bahrabise-Tatopani road obstructed by landslides, by Anish Tiwari (kp 30/06/2017)

Damaged section of BP Highway repaired, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 30/06/2017), Vehicular movement resumes on BP Highway, by Anil Bhandari (rep 01/07/2017)

KMC forms panel to deal with Valley’s chaotic traffic (kp 30/06/2017)

Additional 1,285 solar lights to illuminate Kathmandu roads (kp 30/06/2017)

Smart licences launched in Pokhara and Baglung, by Pawan Timilsina (kp 30/06/2017)

Sajha receives Rs 50m to purchase 13 buses (kp 28/06/2017)

29 places on Narayanghat-Mugling road highly prone to landslides, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 26/06/2017), Experts: Not enough done to avert landslips, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 27/06/2017), Landslides make Narayanghat-Mugling road 'a highway of death', by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 27/06/2017), Risky road: The sorry state of Muglin-Narayangadh highway has added to the woes of the common traveller (kp 28/06/2017)

No horn, please: Noise pollution is not only a traffic problem, it is also a health problem, by Khagendra Nath Sharma (kp 25/06/2017)

Trishuli River swallows 19 persons in a year (rep 25/06/2017)

Travel woes along muglin-narayangadh road: Landslides ‘are common’ but can they be prevented? Measures taken to stop road disaster do not seem to be sufficient (kp 24/06/2017), Police van swept away; 2 dead, as many missing, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 24/06/2017)

Delay in solar lamp installation causes inconvenience to public (kp 24/06/2017)

Lalitpur metropolis to study feasibility of Kupondole-Pulchowk flyover (kp 24/06/2017)

Wildlife road traffic accidents on rise: Collisions threaten conservation efforts, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 23/06/2017)

KTM-Nijgadh expressway guideline approved (kp 23/06/2017)

Bus park noise sparks tensions between Bir Hospital and KMC: In May last year, the bus station in the Old Bus Park was shifted to Khula Manch, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 22/06/2017)

Govt to distribute taxicab permits from today (kp 21/06/2017), Lottery for new taxi permits for quake-survivors from today (ht 21/06/2017), KMC against govt decision to add 1,500 taxis in Kathmandu (rep 21/06/2017), KMC decision likely to make new taxis find new cities to ply (kp 22/06/2017), KMC wants new cabs to ply in quake-hit districts (ht 23/06/2017), Quake survivors alloted 1,500 taxicab licences (kp 24/06/2017), No taxi subsidy for quake survivors: Quake survivors of 14 districts have also formed a pressure group urging the government to come up with a scheme that can help licence holders to purchase a taxi, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 25/06/2017), DoTM makes U-turn in issuing route permits for new taxis: Beneficiaries to get to choose to operate taxis in their home districts;Cabs required to be registered within next six months (ht 27/06/2017), Bookings for new cabs accelerate after govt issues taxi permits (ht 29/06/2017)

Taxi booking services offer relief from hassles. by Aagat Ruchi Sapkota (kp 20/06/2017)

Monsoon arrives with landslides in the highway, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 20/06/2017)

Kanti Highway finally getting blacktopped, by Pratap Bista (kp 19/06/2017)

Home Minister Sharma seeks plan for traffic management  (ht 18/06/2017)

Vendors, filth give Capital’s overhead bridges bad name, by Anup Ojha (kp 17/06/2017)

Tripureshwor-Nagdhunga road widening slow due to poor coordination (ht 17/06/2017)

Ranitari-Harkapur-Dulegaunda road construction snail-paced (ht 17/06/2017)

Sajha set to bring 40 new buses (kp 16/06/2017)

Four killed, 12 injured in separate road accidents (kp 16/06/2017)

Govt to include road safety in college curriculum (ht 16/06/2017)

11 dead, 21 injured in bus accident (kp 15/06/2017), 11 killed as bus plunges into Karnali (ht 15/06/2017)

Roads being cleared of building materials (ht 15/06/2017)

Time: The Greatest Healer, by Shyam KC (rn 14/06/2017)

Home minister stops fine on jaywalkers (kp 14/06/2017)

New taxicab permits on hold due to opposition, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 14/06/2017)

Delay in bridge construction affects Baglung locals, by Sangam Gharti Magar (rep 14/06/2017)

'Suina' Possible: Surkhet to Jumla: 232 kilometers, three cities and lofty aspirations, by Subhash Ghimire and Guna Raj Luitel (rep 13/06/2017)

Road expansion not the only solution to traffic jams: Report (ht 12/06/2017), Not enough: Road widening alone can help solve the traffic snarls of the valley to a limited extent only (ht 13/06/2017)

Pallotar bus station has no buses, by Giriraj Baskota (rep 12/06/2017)

Expressway to be expedited: Construction of the expressway is of national importance in terms of Nepal’s transportation network, by Pawan Timilsina (ht 11/06/2017)

Army resumes road connectivity project in Thawang, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 11/06/2017)

Right of way: Huge infrastructural shortfalls make the Capital difficult for pedestrians to navigate (kp 09/06/2017)

Schoolteacher dies after being run over at zebra crossing: Drivers who do not slow down for pedestrians at zebra crossing to be fined Rs500 every instance, by Anup Ojha (kp 07/06/2017)

Corridors of power: Subways, trams and elevated highways are good mass transit systems, but it will be another decade before such systems can be implemented in Kathmandu and Lalitpur, by Bimal Pratap Shah and Shyan Kirat Rai (rep 07/06/2017)

Jajarkot-Dolpa road works gather speed: More than 500 people are working alongside the Nepal Army personnel at the construction site of the 118 km road in Dolpa, by Krishna Prasad Gautam and Bishnulal Budha (kp 06/06/2017)

Over 13,000 jaywalkers booked in past 5 days: The number of violations has come down in the last couple of days, says traffic police department, by Anup Ojha (kp 04/06/2017), Install road safety signs before enforcing any rule: NHRC (ht 05/06/2017)

Govt to roll out smart licences across Nepal: Smart driving licences store data like driver’s identity and vehicle registration number (kp 04/06/2017)

Twenty years young: Safa Tempos and the ban on pubic vehicles over twenty years old, by Astha Joshi (kp 03/06/2017)

Four corners of outer ring road along Chobhar-Satungal fixed: The road will have cycle lanes, green belts and disabled-friendly footpath (ht 03/06/2017)

Replacement of cable contraptions in full swing: Arragements have been made to monitor newly constructed suspension bridges and repair old ones (ht 03/06/2017)

Preparations for embossed number plates in final stage (kp 03/06/2017)

Drive against jaywalking to expand across Valley (ht 03/06/2017)

Kodari ROAD will reopen soon: Minister for commerce (kp 02/06/2017)

No horn, no jaywalking: Recent initiatives are good, but additional measures are needed to instil civic sense in drivers and pedestrians, by Shyam KC (kp 02/06/2017)

Locals demand road construction (ht 01/06/2017)

Safer roads: Most accidents take place because the roads are very narrow and in a dilapidated condition sorely lacking maintenance (ht 30/05/2017)

Four dead in Dhading bus accident (kp 29/05/2017)

National road network expands by 849 kilometres (kp 29/05/2017)

Construction of bridge over Dudhkoshi likely to be delayed (ht 29/05/2017)

PM lays foundation stone of Kathmandu-Nijghad fast track (ht 29/05/2017) [The foundation stone of this project has already been laid by then Deputy PM Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar in 2009!!!]

Jaywalkers to be fined from May 30: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Office says it is mobilising 1,500 traffic cops to raise awareness on traffic rules (kp 28/05/2017), Pedestrians cry foul as traffic cops act tough: People complain rules implemented without adequate preparations and road facilities, by Anup Ojha (kp 31/05/2017)

Land prices increase after hydro project brings road, by Prakash Baral (kp 27/05/2017)

Defence Ministry discussion on fast track project (kp 26/05/2017)

Lottery for new taxi permits delayed (ht 26/05/2017)

20 Sajha buses to begin service from tomorrow, by Anup Ojha (kp 23/05/2017)

KTM-Tarai expressway to be inaugurated by PM (kp 22/05/2017)

Using public transport in Valley a huge ordeal, by Anita Shrestha (ht 22/05/2017)

Birgunj-Thori road section construction to begin soon: A reliable source tells the Post that it will cost nearly Rs 3 billion to build the 60km road section, by Shankar Acharya (kp 21/05/2017)

Report highlights dangers of overloading vehicles: Overloading helps truckers and operators to save on transportation costs and maximise their profits (ht 20/05/2017)

Pedal power: Kathmandu’s rickshaws have received an eye-catching facelift, but is it what the city needs?, by Abha Dhital (kp 20/05/2017)

Valley road network to be upgraded (ht 19/05/2017)

Embossed number plates from next month (ht 19/05/2017)

Upper Trishuli 3a: Road repairs expected to be finished by mid-June (kp 18/05/2017)

Rules to curb jaywalking postponed till next week: The MTPD says more than 900 traffic police personnel deployed for Sunday’s local polls have yet to join regular duties (kp 16/05/2017), Walk this way: Pedestrian discipline is important, but a fine - and possible custody - for jaywalking is harsh (kp 17/05/2017)

Distribution of smart driving licences slow: Govt's printing capacity caters to less than 50 per cent of the demand (ht 16/05/2017)

A cautionary tale: Nepal seems to be hurrying towards a car-centred modernity that other countries are hurrying away from, by Thomas B. Robertson (kp 15/05/2017)

50 pc of work along Mid-hill Highway complete (ht 15/05/2017)

Taking the wheel on road safety: Why good public policy holds the key to safer roads, by Poonam Khetrapal Singh (kp 14/05/2017)

First vehicle test centre receives few clients (kp 14/05/2017)

1,773 die in accidents in 9 months (ht 13/05/2017)

Contractors told to complete road projects without delay (ht 13/05/2017)

Two dead, 35 injured in bus accident (kp 12/05/2017)

One dead as truck plunges into Trishuli (kp 11/05/2017)

Road safety week inaugurated (ht 09/05/2017)

Faded zebra crossings a cause for concern, by Anup Ojha (kp 06/08/2017)

Narayangadh-Muglin road to be operational 24 hrs from May 8-17, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 06/05/2017)

Govt decides to let Army build 76km expressway, by Sangam Prasain (kp 05/05/2017)

Bridge builders: Here is a model for connecting villages, creating jobs and boosting local economies after a disaster, by Sonia Awale (nt 05/05/2017)

Ring Road expansion: Koteshwor-Ekantakuna road stretch likely to be completed by mid-June (kp 04/05/2017)

MTPD urges pedestrians to abide by traffic rules (kp 03/05/2017)

Long road ahead: An empowered and independent project office must be set up to build the Fast Track, by Ashish Gajurel (kp 02/05/2017)

Taxicab licence lottery put off due to local elections (kp 01/05/2017)

3,500 cabs install electric billing machines: The move is expected to check the instances of taxi drivers overcharging the passengers, particularly during the night hours (kp 30/04/2017)

Urban Ministry approves DPR of Outer Ring Road Project, by Anup Ojha (kp 30/04/2017)

2 die, 11 injured in Bheri jeep crash (kp 29/04/2017)

Traffic cops to fine jaywalkers from mid-May (ht 29/04/2017)

Traffic police to launch pedestrian safety drive (ht 28/04/2017)

No-rule roads: We have reached a point where the total length of vehicles in Kathmandu, laid end to end, is greater than the length of its roads, by Bimal Pratap Shah (rep 26/04/2017)

4 killed in Palpa truck accident (kp 24/04/2017)

5 pilgrims die, 30 injured in Mustang bus accident, by Binod Tripathi (kp 23/04/2017)

More than 2,000 errant drivers booked in a day (kp 23/04/2017)

Blast use discouraged to widen Muglin road (kp 21/04/2017)

200 public transport routes to be trimmed: Starting mid-June, commuters will have fewer routes to choose from (kp 21/04/2017)

1,124 booked for honking in five days (ht 20/04/2017)

Motorists crowd pumps over fuel shortage fears (kp 19/04/2017)

Dry landslides make Narayanghat-Mugling  road perilous, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 19/04/2017)

After horn, traffic police train eyes on jaywalkers, by Anup Ojha (kp 18/04/2017)

Noise pollution: Shhhhh! Hopefully, Kathmandu can ease transport bottlenecks and create safe and pleasant public spaces, by Thomas B. Robertson (kp 18/04/2017)

Bus mafia controlling Nepal’s transport (kp 17/04/2017), The bus mafia controlling Nepal’s smog-choked capital (ht 17/04/2017)

Landslide obstructs Muglin road for nearly four hours, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 15/04/2017)

OAG laments poor traffic management in Valley (ht 14/04/2017)

Ban on horns comes into effect from today, by Ram Saran Tamang (rep 14/04/2017), No Horn regulation comes into effect: Authorities tout it as success, but traffic was thin on New Year’s Day (kp 15/04/2017), Ban on needless honking comes into effect (ht 15/04/2017)

Damaged BP Highway section yet to be fixed, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 10/04/2017)

10 vehicles booked for breaching rule (kp 09/03/2017)

113 cable contraptions under construction (ht 08/04/2017)

Muglin-Abukhaireni traffic resumes, by Sudip Kaini (kp 07/04/2017)

Lane violations to blame for traffic jams in Valley (ht 07/04/2017)

Sajha Yatayat still fighting for route permit in Bhaktapur (rep 06/04/2017)

Expressway project to be awarded to Nepal Army: Infrastructure and transport minister tabling proposal in the cabinet soon, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 06/04/2017)

Driven to despair: Traffic chaos along Nagdhunga-Kalanki section; 70,000 people affected every day: Traffic police, by Anup Ojha (kp 05/04/2017)

Two killed as falling rocks hit four highway vehicles, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 04/04/2017)

Locals obstruct traffic in Chabahil to protest delay in road repair, by Samipa Khanal (04/04/2017)

Valley to be declared ‘no horn zone’: The rule will come into force from April 14, according to authorities, by Anup Ojha (kp 04/04/2017)

Construction of road to Tibet to begin (kp 02/04/2017)

Five dead, as many injured as truck hits bus (kp 02/04/2017)

Govt disregards NPC VC advice, prepares to give expressway contract to army (rep 01/04/2017)

Locals protest against road widening drive (ht 31/03/2017)

Euro IV standard fuel to be sold from Sat (kp 30/03/2017)

7 dead in Pyuthan jeep accident, by Giru Prasad Bhandari (kp 25/03/2017)

4 dead, 21 hurt in bus-bike collision (kp 24/03/2017)

Japan’s Nippon Koei awarded contract to prepare DPR (kp 24/03/2017)

Vehicle registration exceeds 2.5 million: More than one million automobiles registered within last four-and-a-half years, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 23/03/2017)

Overloaded, speedy tippers causing road fatalities in Butwal (rep 23/03/2017)

Surkhet-Jumla road gets crash barriers, by Tularam Pandey and Jyoti Katuwal (kp 22/03/2017)

Narayangadh-Muglin road to be blocked for 6 hours (ht 22/03/2017), Narayanghat-Mugling road work , by Ramesh Kumar Poudel (rep 24/03/2017)

Fast track to lost track: Politicians couldn’t understand the legal and financial complexities of a privately-financed infrastructure project, by Semanta Dahal (kp 21/03/2017)

Ban on 20-yr-old vehicles: Only 9 outdated motors seized in three weeks (kp 21/03/2017)

Traffic chaos becomes more difficult to manage (ht 21/03/2017), Traffic congestion a nightmare for Valley denizens, by Pooja Chauhan (rep 21/03/2017)

Behind the ban, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 17/03/2017)

2,000 taxis in Valley get billing printers (ht 16/03/2017)

Kathmandu Tarai expressway: Process to distribute compensation to homeowners begins (rep 16/03/2017)

District-wise lotteries on cards for new cab licences (kp 15/03/2017)

Chabahil-Sankhu road: Expansion moving at snail’s pace (kp 14/03/2017)

NA opens 22km corridor track (kp 14/03/2017)

Cops to step up drink-driving checks on Holi (ht 11/03/2017)

At least 24 killed in Jajarkot bus plunge, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 10/03/2017), 26 perish in Jajarkot bus accident, by Janak KC (rep 10/03/2017)

Decade-old bailey bridge rusting for want of repairs (ht 10/02/2017)

Tatopani-Nyalam border point: Reconstruction complete, but trade yet to resume, by Anish Tiwari (kp 09/03/2017)

Valley taxis reluctant to install computerised billing system: Only 1,500 out of 9,500 cabbies have fittet the system in their cabs (ht 08/03/2017)

Supreme Court puts on hold demolition drive in Kavre (ht 07/03/2017)

Limi-Lapcha road reaches Simikot (kp 03/07/2017)

Landslide obstructs highway (kp 06/03/2017), Landslide obstructs highway in Baglung, by Sangam Gharti Magar (rep 06/03/2017), Landslide clearing-up begins in Righa, by Sangam Gharti Magar (rep 08/03/2017), Traffic resumes on Baglung-Burtigang road (kp 19/03/2017)

Construction of Jomsom bridge gathers pace: The bridge is on the Kaligandaki corridor of the Korala Highway. People are using suspension and wooden bridges instead, by Binod Tripathi (kp 05/03/2017)

Hansapur folk risking life and limb, by Giru Bhandari (kp 05/03/2017)

Mid-hill road project: New highway generates business opportunities in Baglung; The road construction has increased the flow of  travelers, raising demand for various services, by Purna BK (kp 05/03/2017)

China completes first phase of Araniko Highway repair project (kp 04/03/2017), China hands over Araniko Highway after repair (ht 04/03/2017)

Narayangadh-Muglin road to miss deadline (ht 03/03/2017)

900 taxis installed with billing system (kp 02/03/2017)

Roads dug up for water pipelines to be blacktopped by May: Official, by Samipa Khanal (kp 01/03/2017)

Kathmandu-Tarai fast track project: Govt told to award contract this FY (kp 01/03/2017)

Road link excites Khungri villager: The road has helped locals take their produces to the market and transport essentials goods to village (kp 01/03/2017)

‘Old public vehicles will be banned from March 1’ (kp 28/02/2017), Positive move: Decision to ban out-of-date vehicles is a small step towards better traffic management (kp 01/03/2017), End of the road for Valley's old public vehicles, by Ram Saran Tamang (rep 01/03/2017), Inspection of clunkers begins in Valley (kp 02/03/2017), Govt bans 20-year-old public vehicles (ht 02/03/2017)

106 more CCTV cameras to be installed in Kathmandu: Police data show at least 50 incidents, ranging from traffic rules violation to road traffic accidents, theft, robbery, among others, are captured on CCTV cameras daily, by Samipa Khanal (kp 27/02/2017)

Khurkot bridge becomes lifeline for northern hills, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 26/02/2017)

Govt to reduce number of public transport routes in Valley (kp 26/02/2017)

Water trucks, tippers account for 30pc accidents (ht 26/02/2017)

India approves 16 road projects in Nepal: The new projects under India’s financial assistance will be carried out under  Indian government’s third Line of Credit (kp 24/02/2017)

Four die in tractor accidents (kp 23/02/2017)

Ktm-Tarai expressway likely to be built under EPC model, by Sangam Prasain (kp 23/02/2017), Construction of Nepal's first expressway to start soon (rep 23/02/2017)

BP Highway obstructed as 37m section crumbles: Officials differ over cause: heavy vehicles, earthquake, topography, by Sanjeev Giri, Tika Bhatta and Raj Kumar Karki (kp 21/02/2017), BP Highway closed after section collapses, by Madhusudan Guragain (rep 21/02/2017), Diversion constructed to reroute BP Highway traffic (kp 22/02/2017), Vehicular movement resumes along BP Highway, by Anil Bhandari (kp 22/02/2017), Govt not keen to find cause of BP Highway collapse (ht 06/3/2017)

Road safety plan: Tourist buses rarely meet with accidents as their drivers follow the traffic rules and do not carry more passengers than their carrying capacity (ht 21/02/2017)

Disabled people hit by road expansion, Melamchi works, by Anup Ojha (kp 21/02/2017)

Pick-up plunges into Trishuli; one dead, another missing, by Shiva Puri (kp 21/02/2017)

16 injured in micro bus accident (rep 21/02/2017)

Adamghat-Chautara road to be widened (ht 21/02/2017)

Road projects: Govt told to allot budget for army (kp 20/02/2017)

Road safety audits to minimise accidents (ht 20/02/2017)

Road fatalities on the rise in Kaski (ht 20/02/2017)

Fast-track expressway: Deadline nears, but modality not yet finalised (kp 19/02/2017). Committee suggests setting up special purpose vehicle: The special purpose  vehicle could be in the form of a company, a development committee or an authority (kp 21/02/2017), Construction modality for Kathmandu-Tarai expressway submitted (ht 21/02/2017)

Sinkhole damaged road at Naxal reopens after repairs (kp 18/02/2017)

The new ride: Tootle, a ride sharing app that offers a new and easy way of providing and taking rides in Kathmandu, comes as a breath of respite for Kathmandu’s exasperated commuters, by Aakriti Dhital (kp 18/02/2017)

Myanglung folk protest Mid Hill Highway plan (kp 17/02/2017)

Chabahil-Jorpati road: Contract awarded a year ago, work yet to start (rep 17/02/2017)

How rational is the government’s decision to phase out 20-year-old public vehicles? (ht 17/02/2017)

Dadeldhura jeep crash kills seven: five injured: People have long been complaining that jeeps operating in the district often carry passengers beyond their capacity, by Mohan Budhair (kp 16/02/2017)

Sajha operates night buses in the Capital (kp 16/02/2017)

Road black-topped just to be demolished within a month, by Upendra Lamichhane (rep 16/02/2017)

Decree to remove structures on highway (ht 14/02/2017)

Bridge construction left in limbo (ht 14/02/2017)

Teku-based VFTC to come into operation from mid-April (ht 14/02/2017)

Major road sections yet to be expanded in Valley (ht 13/02/2017)

PM: Works for construction of Fast Track to begin in a month: Groundwork being prepared to implement second int’l airport project’, by Laxmi Sah (kp 12/02/2017)

Collapsed Naxal road to open for one-way traffic from Feb 16: The road section has been sealed since January 9 as  a sinkhole swallowed up one lane of the street, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 12/02/2017)

18 years on, motorable bridge in Jhulaghat still a distant dream, by Bira Gadal (rep 11/02/2017)

Highway robbery: Nepal’s public transport is in the grip of cartels which will do anything to prevent competition, by Shreejana Shrestha (nt 10/02/2017)

Public Transport = Public Health: Widening roads without upgrading the public transport system is counter-productive, by Bhushan Tuladhar (nt 10/02/2017)

4 dead, 16 hurt in Palpa jeep crash (kp 08/02/2017)

Ring road expansion: 2 bridges completed under KRRIP, by Samipa Khanal (kp 08/02/2017)

Imja River bridge still uncertain, by Radha Dhungana (rep 08/02/2017)

149,000 applications for 1,500 new taxicab permits, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 06/02/2017)

Sajha to install smart pay devices on its buses (kp 05/02/2017)

Kathmandu-Tarai fast track project: Panel to suggest acquisition of DPR from Indian firm, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 05/02/2017), KTM-Tarai Fast Track: Panel seeks 15 more days to complete study: The committee is seeking more time so as to initiate  dialogue with the Indian consortium that prepared  the detailed project report of the 76-km fast track (kp 06/02/2017)

Govt told to keep roads in the Valley dust-free (ht 04/02/2017), House panel tells authorities to restore dug up roads (rep 04/02/2017)

Ministries asked to develop disabled-friendly infrastructure (kp 03/02/2017)

Bulldozing development: Not only is the Valley’s road-widening the wrong solution for traffic congestion, it is also destroying priceless historical heritage, by Srizu Bajracharya (nt 03/02/2017)

Embossed number plates likely this FY (kp 03/02/2017)

Lawmakers question priorities of infrastructure projects, by Bibek Subedi (kp 02/02/2017)

DRO starts pulling down illegal structures (ht 02/02/2017)

APP to hail taxis set to be launched in a month (kp 01/02/2017)

Under-construction Kamala bridge in limbo for four years, by Min Bahadur Dahal (kp 31/01/2017)

DPR of Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track Project: Indian consortium seeks Rs 600 million compensation (rep 31/01/2017)

13 disabled-friendly buses launched: City Metro Yatayat Pvt Ltd is the first private company to introduce disabled-friendly buses in Kathmandu (kp 28/01/2017)

Muglin road upgradation: 35 pc work complete, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 26/01/2017)

Locals halt construction work (ht 25/01/2017)

Outer ring road construction: Works on Chobhar-Satungal stretch to start in Feb; The project has been  in a limbo for over 12 years due to various reasons, by Anup Ojha (kp 25/01/2017)

Roads incomplete for lack of budget (kp 23/01/2017)

Army to open track of road linking China, by Sudip Kaini (kp 23/01/2017)

Naxal road collapse: Repair work likely to complete by Feb 10 (kp 22/01/2017)

Vehicles older than 20 yrs to be taken off roads (kp 20/01/2017), Managing the traffic: Various measures could be taken to address the transportation sector through promoting the use of electric vehicles including trolley buses which are environment friendly (ht 20/01/2017)

Two incomplete sections of Hulaki Rajmarga in Kailali inaugurated, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal (rep 20/01/2017)

Road construction snail-paced in Udayapur (ht 20/01/2017)

Traffic, technology & conformity, by Gunjan Upadhyay (rep 20/01/2017)

6 held in Dhangadhi over road protest (kp 20/01/2017)

Preparation to operate metro buses in the Valley in full swing (kp 18/01/2017)

Hetauda banda in protest of demolition campaign (kp 18/01/2017), Illegally-built infrastructure being demolished to expand road (ht 18/01/2017)

Kathmandu-Kulekhani-Hetauda Tunnel Highway: Govt officials for reviewing 'unfair provisions' before renewing contract (rep 18/01/2017)

Five die, 18 hurt in road accidents (kp 16/01/2017)

Uninformed locals building houses close to highway, by Ghanshyam Khadka (kp 11/01/2017)

Ramechhap VDCs linked with roads, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 10/01/2017)

Enchroachment rampant along highways in the West (kp 09/01/2017)

Jayaram-Halesi road section in sorry state (ht 09/01/2017)

Road caves in at 5-star hotel construction site (kp 09/01/2017)

Road expansion work halted in Bhaktapur (ht 07/01/2017)

Solar lights to replace 50,000 street lamps in 143 municipalities (kp 05/01/2017), 45,308 solar street lights to be installed across country this fiscal (ht 05/01/2017)

Banda affects normal life; 83 held, freed (kp 05/01/2017)

Notice to remove illegal buildings worries locals (ht 05/01/2017)

KTM-Tarai fast track project: Donors showing interest to finance 76-km expressway (kp 04/01/2017)

Expansion work along Narayangadh-Muglin road moving at snail’s pace (ht 04/01/2017)

2 dead, 50 hurt in bus crash (kp 03/01/2017)

Delay in restoring roads dug by Melamchi Project troubles valley denizens, by Ram Saran Tamang (rep 03/01/2017)

Govt asks Kathmandu Valley municipalities to register company to operate large buses, by Gyan P. Neupane (rep 03/01/2017)

Taxi receipt system formally launched (kp 02/01/2017), 37 Valley cabs equipped with billing system in five days, by Anup Ojha (kp 05/01/2017)

459 drunk drivers booked on New Year eve (ht 02/01/2017)

KMC installing more than 1,200 solar lamps (kp 01/01/2017), Out of order: If our public body cannot properly maintain solar streetlamps, it will be far better to transfer this responsibility to the private sector. But streetlights must always burn to light the darkness (ht 02/01/2017)

India-funded roads: After joint mechanism meet, projects show progress, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 01/01/2017)

Traffic congestion worsening, by Arjun Poudel (ht 30/12/2016)

MTPD announces rules for New Year revellers: Besides drunken driving, police have also banned  street festivals and outdoor concerts in Kathmandu Valley on the eve and the first of January 2017 (kp 29/12/2016)

1 dead, 26 hurt as bus falls on Trishuli riverbank (kp 28/12/2016)

No budget crunch for Kanti Highway: Minister Lekhak (ht 27/12/2016)

Ilam roads in dire need of repairs, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 27/12/2016)

Alarmed by trenches, residents block highway widening project, by Mahesh Kumar Das (rep 27/12/2016)

Fading zebra crossings adding to traffic chaos in Valley (ht 26/12/2016)

Hilsa bridge connects Karnali with China, by DB Buda (rep 26/12/2016)

KTM-Tarai fast track project: Taskforce set to start work from this week (kp 25/12/2016)

Disputes delay road upgradation (ht 25/12/2016)

Application for driving licence goes online (ht 25/12/2016)

North-South Highway to connect Khandabari to Kimathanka: Road-widening and graveling of Deurali-Pathivara section in full swing (rep 24/12/2016)

No impact of strike on Sajha (kp 23/12/2016)

4 hrs daily traffic closure starts at Muglin road, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 23/12/2016)

Previous deals scrapped, govt to build fast track (kp 23/12/2016), Cabinet nod for decision to build Fast Track by Nepal itself (rep 23/12/2016)

Japan extends Rs15.1b to build Nagdhunga tunnel, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 21/12/2016)

PM Dahal inaugurates bridge over Hilsa River: The bridge over the Hilsa River in Mugu connects the mountainous district with China’s Tibet, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp 21/12/2016)

Beijing ready to open Kodari Highway: Li Qibao (kp 20/12/2016)

Billing system must for taxis from January 1 (kp 20/12/2016)

Bridge construction left in limbo (ht 20/12/2016)

Seven dead, 1 missing in jeep crash, by Raj Kumar Karki (kp 19/12/2016)

Upper Mustang cut off after flood (kp 19/12/2016), Flashflood sweeps bridges in Mustang, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 19/12/2016)

Municipalities asked to furnish details of solar lights installed (ht 17/12/2016)

Silk Road bonanza: The Belt and Road Initiative advanced by China presents huge prospects for Nepal, by Aditya Baral (kp 16/12/2016)

SC again orders govt to end public transport syndicates, by Nabin Khatiwada (rep 16/12/2016)

DoR scraps RfP for Nepali consultant at India’s call, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 15/12/2016)

Three years on, Vehicle Fitness Center still remains unused (rep 15/12/2016)

Constituency Infrastructure Development Program: Road projects major recipient of funds, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 15/12/2016)

4 killed in truck crash (kp 15/12/2016)

Bridge buckles after truck crash: A massive traffic snarl-up caused for nearly nine hours; Diversion created to reroute stranded vehicles, by Nabin Paudel (kp 12/12/2016)

Five dead, 35 injured in road accidents (kp 12/12/2016)

Four dead, three injured in road crash (kp 11/12/2016)

‘Proposed roads, highways pose threat to wildlife’ (ht 10/12/2016)

Four die, 20 injured in bus accident, by Maheshwor Chamling Rai (rep 10/12/2016)

Khandbari-Kimathanka road: NA airlifts heavy duty vehicles to project site (kp 07/12/2016)

Solar lights in Tanahun (ht 07/12/2016)

‘Underpass will ease congestion at Kalanki’ (kp 07/12/2016)

Vehicle ban lifted in Nawalparasi (ht 07/12/2016)

Road projects under Indian LoC moving at snail’s pace, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 06/12/2016)

Stricter traffic rules in the offing (ht 06/12/2016)

No-drive time for school buses and pickups to troubleshoot congestion, by Anup Ojha (kp 06/12/2016)

PM Dahal urged to expedite Kathmandu to Nijgadh fast track (ht 06/12/2016)

KVDA resumes expansion of roads in Valley (ht 05/12/2016)

Chaotic city rides: The government should not leave us, even if we are driving at the speed of a bullock cart, at the mercy of supernatural force, by Devendra Gautam (rep 05/12/2016)

China builds road up  to Tiptala Bhanjyang, by Anand Gautam (kp 04/12/2016)

Sterner penalty for using cellphone while driving (ht 04/12/2016)

Dustbins compulsory in long route public vehicles (kp 03/12/2016), Public vehicles required to have trash bins (ht 14/12/2016)

KMC to invest Rs 50m in Sajha Yatayat (kp 02/12/2016)

ADB okays $186m loan to upgrade key road sections (kp 02/12/2016)

Expansion of 1.5km stretch over, blacktopping in 6 months (kp 01/12/2016)

120,000 digital licences issued till date (ht 01/12/2016)

NBSM introduces taxi billing system, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 01/12/2016)

8 tuins replaced since Oct 2015 (kp 30/11/2016)

Road department not in hurry to fix accident-prone highway section, by Raju Adhikari (rep 30/11/2016)

No truck with cartels: Sajha is a shining light but only broader policy decisions can reform public transport (kp 29/11/2016)

‘Better transport bedrock of economic growth’ (ht 29/11/2016)

9 killed, 32 injured in road accidents (kp 28/11/2016)

Betrawati-Rasuwagadhi-Kerung Trade Route: Token system introduced for containers; Road repair work in the Chinese side has affected movement: of containers: Officials, by Nirajan Paudel (rep 28/11/2016)

Public Transportation: Is it really FOR the public? Syndicate still thriving on consumers’ loss and discomfort (kp 27/11/2026)

Sajha’s 30 new buses to come in operation today, by Anup Ojha (kp 27/11/2016)

Plan to ban vehicles older than 20 years hits a snag, by Ram Saran Tamang (rep 26/11/2016)

Only 34 km roads expanded in nine years (ht 25/11/2016)

DoTM taking licence forms (kp 24/11/2016), DoTM reopens applications for driving licence (ht 24/11/2016)

KVDA to use force to expand road (ht 24/11/2016)

Narayangadh-Muglin road expansion project to speed up work, by Tilak Ram Rimal (ht 23/11/2016)

Six-lane Birgunj-Pathalaiya Road to be ready in 20 months, by Upendra Yadav (rep 23/11/2016)

Govt to annul Fast Track deals with Indian firm: Minister Lekhak says government will mobilise own resources to build the Kathmandu-Nijgadh expressway, by Sangam Prasain (kp 21/11/2016), Nepal to build Fast Track itself, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 21/11/2016)

Four dead in road accidents (kp 20/11/2016)

Motor vehicle agreement: Thimphu rejects India-initiated BBIN road plan (kp 19/11/2016)

Delayed 6-lane road project adds to dust pollution woes, by Bedraj Paudel (kp 17/11/2016)

Three multi-storey parking lots to be built (ht 16/11/2016)

Vehicular movement resumes after five months (ht 16/11/2016)

Kathmandu-Tarai Fast-track: No plan yet for spending Rs 10 b allocation, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 16/11/2016)

Sajha set to expand bus service (kp 15/11/2016), Sajha Yatayat to expand bus service in Kathmandu (ht 15/11/2016), Sajha plans to add more buses: Set to bring 11 buses, including one equipped with semi low-floor that is disabled friendly (ht 16/11/2016)

Our Roads And Traffic, byd Prem Khatry (rn 15/11/2016)

Road expansion work resumes after festivals (ht 14/11/2016)

Bridge construction in limbo (ht 14/11/2016)

Traffic police equipped with body-worn cameras (ht 12/11/2016)

Euro IV standard petrol, diesel from April 17 (ht 11/11/2016)

Bridge project in limbo: Contractor builds only four pillars in five years; Locals claim high-level corruption, by Shahiman Rai (kp 10/11/2016)

Delay in road expansion causing inconvenience to public (ht 09/11/2016)

Nagdhunga-Naubise tunnel road project: Nepal, Japan to start loan negotiations, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 08/11/2016), Japan agrees to provide Rs 15.81b in soft loan: As per the agreement reached between the two sides, Nepal will have to pay 0.01 percent interest, one of the lowest rates, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 13/11/2016)

Crucial Nepal-China trade road too risky, by Niranjan Paudel (rep 08/11/2016)

PM’s Office seeks help of traffic police to improve Valley roads (kp 06/11/2016)

DoR set to expedite road expansion projects in Valley (ht 06/11/2016)

Path cleared for Postal Road project (kp 04/11/2016)

Road expansion projects moving at snail’s pace, by Pramod Kumar Tandan (ht 04/11/2016)

Road project remains in limbo for the last 19 years (ht 04/11/2016)

Stiffer fines reduce traffic rule violations, increase revenue (ht 04/11/2016)

KMC to build automated parking in New Road (kp 30/10/2016)

Roads in Dhading in sorry state after landslides (ht 30/10/2016)

4 dead, 33 hurt in road accidents (kp 30/10/2016)

Taxi receipt system to be implemented in Valley (kp 27/10/2016)

16 years on, Martadi-Kolti road incomplete (ht 27/10/2016)

Sub-committees to be set up for onsite inspection of roads (kp 26/10/2016)

Recently repaired Madi Bridge at high risk (ht 26/10/2016)

Birgunj to make e-rickshaw driver’s licence mandatory (kp 24/10/2016)

Three decades on, Sahajpur-Bogtan road still incomplete (ht 24/10/2016)

Narayangadh-Muglin road widening works over 29 percent in 18 months, by Shiva Puri (kp 23/10/2016)

KMC deal with private firm to install 1,285 solar street lights, by Anup Ojha (kp 22/10/2016)

Bridge-less Karnali highway: Contractors disappear, transport woes mount, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 21/10/2016)

Traffic violations on the rise in Kaski (ht 21/10/2016)

Trishuli bus plunge: one dies another goes missing (kp 20/10/2016)

Nobody’s Business, by Shyam KC (rn 19/10/2016)

Heavy supply of stones takes toll on KI Singh Highway, by Barun Paneru (rep 19/10/2016)

Transport woes: Neither our business sector nor the government is interested in developing inexpensive and efficient modes of mass transit, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 18/10/2016)

563 road accidents, 101 fatalities recorded during Dashain, by Ram Saran Tamang (rep 18/10/2016), 21 killed in road accidents during Dashain in eastern region, by Amar Kahdka (rep 18/10/2016)

9 die in road accidents in Valley during Dashain: Records show motorcycles get into accidents more often, mostly due to speed and reckless driving (kp 17/10/2016)

Birtadeurali bus crash: Transport operators refuse to pay relief, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 17/10/2016)

Dash cam installed in patrolling vehicles (ht 16/10/2016)

Rockslide affects highway traffic flow (kp 15/10/2016)

Vehicles fleecing passengers (ht 15/10/2016)

Koteshwor-Ekantakuna road to be 8-lane by next monsoon, by Dipesh Khatiwada (kp 14/10/2016)

Landslide obstructs road to Barah Chhetra (kp 14/10/2016)

Damaged roads yet to be repaired (ht 14/10/2016)

19 killed, 73 injured in traffic accidents in East during holidays (kp 14/10/2016)

60 injured in Jhapa bus collision (kp 13/10/2016)

One dead, four injured in car-bus collision (kp 13/10/2016)

18 injured as bus hits rickshaw in Rautahat (ht 13/10/2016)

Sleeping couple killed as truck rams into roadside house (ht 10/10/2016)

65 injured in Makawanpur bus collision (rep 09/10/2016)

Rs 477m released for solar street light programme (kp 08/10/2016)

Mules, yaks transporting goods to upper eastern region this Dashain (kp 08/10/2016)

Hundreds stranded at Aina Paharo (kp 07/10/2016), Vehicles stranded for hours due to delay in clearing landslide debris, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 07/10/2016)

China starts repairing Kerung road (kp 06/10/2016)

MoFALD seeks progress report on installation of solar street lights (ht 06/10/2016)

New company breaks transport cartel in Kavre (rep 06/10/2016)

Preps on to ensure smooth traffic flow (kp 04/10/2016)

Take action: Govt needs to wake up to the misery caused by the transport syndicate (kp 04/10/2016)

Country roads: The forever unfinished Postal Highway illustrates the low priority accorded to Madhes so far, by Randhir Chaudhary (kp 04/10/2016)

4 killed, 70 injured in separate bus accidents, by Pratap Bista (kp 03/10/2016)

Resource crunch hits search operations (ht 03/10/2016)

Govt to use own vehicles to ease Dashain traffic: Transport bosses cite bad roads for not fielding enought buses, by Ram Saran Tamang (rep 03/10/2016)

Eco safe roads: A primary driver of the huge rise in landslide fatalities has been the increase in poorly constructed roads, by Karen Sudmeier-Rieux, Brian McAdoo and Peter Laban (kp 02/10/2016)

Chaos in Kathmandu: How about making it compulsory for government employees to use public transport?, by Dinesh Malla (kp 02/10/2016)

Heavy vehicles on BP Highway mar road safety: Stakeholders, by Madhusudan Guragain (rep 01/10/2016)

Muglin-Narayanghat road accidents: Irresponsible departmental behavior claiming lives, year after year, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 01/10/2016)

Obstructed roads hit food supply hard (ht 30/09/2016)

Muglin-Kotre road section repairs intensified (ht 30/09/2016)

Sajha revives long route bus service: Buses to ply from Gorkha and Baglung by October 2 (ht 29/09/2016), Sajha to operate buses to Baglung and Gorkha (kp 30/09/2016)

2,832 road accidents in past 2 months left 340 dead, by Ram Saran Tamang (rep 28/09/2016)

19 killed in Dhading bus accident: Vehicle lacked road permit; Most victims quake survivors returning home with house rebuilding cash, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 28/09/2016), Tragic accident: We see that the provision of safer journeys is not followed by the transport operators who seem to care only about earning handsome profits (ht 29/09/2016)

Travel troubles: Travelling should not at all be as risky and stressful as it is (kp 27/09/2016)

Dumping of building material on roads to draw fine (ht 26/09/2016)

Ex-minister Ghimire, 2 others missing in Trishuli car plunge, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 26/09/2016), Search for three missing in Trishuli continues, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 27/09/2016), Bodies of ex-min Ghimire, brother found (kp 09/10/2016), Ex-minister Ghimire’s jeep crashed while overtaking truck: Report (kp 09/12/2016)

MPCO intensifies CCTV installation drive (kp 25/09/2016)

Road links to Jajarkot VDCs remain cut off, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 25/09/2016)

5 killed, 8 injured in separate road accidents (ht 25/09/2016)

Narayangad-Muglin highway: Authorities order to fix road section pronto; Hours-long traffic jams the bane of travellers (kp 22/09/2016)

Traffic snarls caused by VVIP movements now routine (rep 22/09/2016) [Nepal's royals of today!]

Stricter drive against drink-driving (kp 21/09/2016)

Olangchungola folk excited by road link with Tibet, by Ananda Gautam (kp 21/09/2016)

Solar lights to be installed in all wards of Kathmandu (ht 19/09/2016)

Road accidents on Prithvi Highway due to potholes (ht 19/09/2016)

Risky travelling (ht 19/09/2016)

MoPIT proposes raising minimum driving age (ht 18/09/2016)

Sajha Yatayat delays import of new buses (ht 15/09/2016)

Four decades on, Postal Highway still incomplete, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 15/09/2016)

Landslide blocks traffic at Rasuwagadhi-Syaphru road (kp 14/09/2016), Syaphrubesi-Rasuwagadhi road blocked by rockslide, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 16/09/2016)

Buses to charge Rs 7 per km of distance travelled (ht 14/09/2016)

Risk-fraught road journey for Dhading locals (ht 14/09/2016)

Construction of Mechi bridge remains sluggish (ht 14/09/2016)

Flood disrupts traffic on East-West Highway (kp 13/09/2016), Heavy rain exposes Valley’s drainage: Most roads waterlogged, traffic flow adversely affected (ht 13/09/2016)

17 big buses to replace 26 micros, 35 tempos on Gongabu-TIA route (rep 13/09/2016)

Rowdy roads: Road accidents capture our attention only when death toll is high. Death of one or two is conveniently ignored, by Ram Kandangwa (rep 12/09/2016)

5 dead, 38 hurt in accidents (kp 11/09/2016)

35pc of highway drivers have eye problems: Test, by Shankar Acharya (kp 11/09/2016)

Safety doesn’t happen by accident: Nepal is blighted with some of the roughest terrains in the world, but the accidents on its highways are not just of nature’s doing, by Rajneesh Bhandari (kp 10/09/2016)

Democratizing ‘luxury’: Nepal is perhaps the only country in the world where buying a car is a major life decision, by Gunjan Upadhyay (rep 09/09/2016)

Nab the serial killers: Accidents cannot be prevented but they can and should be minimised so that five innocent people do not die every day, by Shyam KC (kp 09/09/2016)

The Fast Track: Rumours Move Even Faster, by Prem Khatry (rn 07/09/2016)

Narayangadh-Muglin road:32 accident-prone spots on the stretch identified; The 25-km road section between Jugedi and Muglin is at high risk of landslides and road accidents, by Shiva Puri (kp 03/09/2016)

Killer roads: Traffic Police attribute 90 percent of all road accidents in Nepal to transport syndicates, by David Kainee (rep 03/09/2016)

Dahal, Nidhi at odds over Fast Track deal (kp 03/09/2016), Award fast track project to Indian firm: DPM (ht 03/09/2016), PM's India visit: Fast Track ‘not on agenda’, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 04/09/2016)

PM directs blacktopping of Janakpur-Jaleshwor road (kp 03/09/2016)

Nagdhunga-Naubise tunnel: Japan to provide Rs18b loan; According to officials at the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, an announcement about the loan is likely to be made on Thursday or Friday, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 01/09/2016)

Afternoon hours most accident-prone: Report (ht 01/09/2016)

Shut them down: Public transport syndicates have been blamed for the unnerving rise in bus accidents, by Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 31/08/2016) [Such syndicates are part of high-level political corruption!]

Road Accidents: Existing Transport System Must Change, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 31/08/2016)

Highway patrols lacking as road accidents soar, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 30/08/2016)

At least 11 killed as jeep veers off road:  Four of six injured critical n Brake failure could have caused accident, by Birendra KC (kp 29/08/2016), 11 killed as jeep falls off road, by Devendra Barma (ht 29/08/2016)

Drunk cop’s motorbike kills one (kp 29/08/2016)

With syndicate broken, transporters compete to launch new vehicles, by Birendra KC (kp 29/08/2016)

Rising number of road accidents: Home Ministry for strict implementation of law (kp 28/08/2016), Parliament takes up road accident issue: Lawmakers call for introducing stringent laws (kp 29/08/2016), Hard drive: Alarming numbers of road accidents can be reduced with crackdown on transport ‘cartels’ (kp 29/08/2016), Govt working to amend laws to
scrap licence of reckless drivers
(ht 29/08/2016), Security checks tightened along Narayangadh-Muglin road section of highway (ht 29/08/2016), Vehicles carrying passengers more than capacity to have route permit cancelled (rep 29/08/2016)

Seven injured as truck plunges into Trishuli (kp 28/08/2016)

22 killed as bus plunges into Trishuli River, by Shiva Puri (kp 27/08/2016), Trishuli bus plunge: ‘12 missing’ (kp 29/08/2016), Whereabouts of missing in Trishuli bus plunge uncertain (ht 29/08/2016), Trishuli bus crash:
3 bodies found
(kp 31/08/2016), Families of Trishuli bus accident victims still waiting for information (ht 02/09/2016)

Government fails to curb increasing road fatalities (ht 27/08/2016)

At least 48 hurt as bus carrying wedding guests skids off road: According to police, the 25-seater bus was carrying around 60 people when the accident took place (kp 26/08/2016)

Highways of death: Transport syndicates guarded by greedy politicians and corrupt bureaucrats kill six Nepalis on the road every day, by Santa Gaha Magar (nt 26/08/2016)

First ever road tunnel at risk of falling into ruins, by Pratap Bista (kp 26/08/2016)

Cops to fine motorists using pressure horns (ht 25/08/2016)

New Sajha buses to hit streets soon (ht 25/08/2016)

Pedestrians account for 40 pc of all road fatalities (kp 24/08/2016)

Govt bars local bodies from issuing permits to public vehicles: The decision follows a bus accident in Kavrepalanchok on Aug 15 in which over two dozen people were killed, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 24/08/2016)

Transport operators hike fares after overload ban, by Rekha Bhusal (rep 22/08/2016)

Vehicle ban on unauthorised roads hits locals (ht 21/08/2016)

Growing traffic fatalities in Prithvi Highway: Reckless driving, poor road to blame (kp 20/08/2016), Stakeholders agree to improve passenger safety (kp20/08/2016), Syndicate continues to flourish unabated: Worn-out vehicles carry
passengers thrice their seating capacities
(kp 20/08/2016)

Road accidents claimed 537 lives in western region last fiscal (ht 20/08/2016)

Traffic offences on decline (ht 20/08/2016)

Vehicles without permit face travel prohibition, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 19/08/2016)

More than 120,000 apply for cab licence (kp 18/08/2016)

PM Dahal directs an end to transport syndicate (ht 18/08/2016), Syndicates in public transport enjoy party protection: Baniya, by Siromani Dhungana (rep 18/08/2016)

Four die in bus collision (ht 18/08/2016), 4 die, 29 injured in Chitwan bus collision, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 18/08/2016)

Dilapidated road frustrates locals (ht 18/08/2016)

Five deaths in road accidents reported every day last fiscal (ht 18/08/2016)

Bike registrations soar outside Bagmati zone, by Prahlad Rijal (kp 17/08/2016)

Road expansion project stalled (ht 17/08/2016)

Karnali Highway blues: A narrow road plagued by landslides, by DB Buda (rep 16/08/2016)

Only harsher laws can deter reckless drivers: DIG Aryal, by Gyan P. Neupane (rep 16/08/2016), Road kill: Govt must invest in safer roads and strengthen transport regulations (kp 17/08/2016), Take strict action: The traffic police for
their part are often absent in the rural roads and those that are there do not seem to be taking their duty seriously
(ht 17/08/2016)

At least 25 killed as bus veers off road in Kavre: 28 of 43 injured airlifted to Kathmandu for treatment, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 16/08/2016), Two passengers ‘critical’ (kp 17/08/2016), Deceased in Kavre accident identified (ht 17/08/2016), Kin refuse to receive bodies, seek succour, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 17/08/2016), Mass cremation of Kavre bus crash victims (kp 18/08/2016)

Palpa-Nawalparasi road heavily damaged, by Madhav Aryal (kp 09/08/2016)

Karnali Highway blocked since past two days, by Pabitra Kumar Shahi (rep 09/08/2016)

Travellers stranded by transport strike in mid-western region, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 08/08/2016)

Auto registration in Bagmati up 78pc: Car, jeep and van segment sees 105.6pc rise; heavy equipment surges threefold; two-wheeler segment posts 7.47pc rise, by Prahlad Rijal (kp 07/08/2016)

Six tuins replaced with suspension bridges since Oct (kp 06/08/2016)

Landslides obstruct Sanfe-Martadi road section (ht 06/08/2016)

Causeway floods affect traffic along Lamahi-Tulsipur road (kp 05/08/2016)

Risky journeys: Ageing transport infrastructures are becoming increasingly vulnerable to floods and landslides, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 05/08/2016)

Troublesome Mugling-Narayanghat turns into poor man's road, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel and Narahari Sapkota (rep 03/08/2016)

Mid-Hill Lokmarga Highway faces contractor delays, by Giri Raj Banskota (kp 03/08/2016)

Roads constructed sans survey causing recurrent landslips (ht 02/08/2016)

Nine dead, 31 injured in Makwanpur road accident (kp 01/08/2016)

Are our highways deathtraps?, by Siromani Dhungana (rep 01/08/2016)

Landslides adding to woes of commuters, by Ramesh Khatiwada (rep 01/08/2016)

Road obstruction affects supply of daily essentials (ht 01/08/2016)

Rain-induced landslides block Araniko Highway (kp 31/07/2016)

Landslips obstruct Mid-hill Highway (ht 31/07/2016)

Bhaktapur-Banepa road lacks pavements (ht 31/07/2016)

MTPD launches SMS complaint service (ht 31/07/2016)

13 killed, 27 injured as bus veers off road, by Ramesh Chandra Adhikari (kp 29/07/2016)

Haphazard road construction puts settlements at risk (ht 29/07/2016)

Tales of Kathmandu Traffic, by Kalu Maila (rep 29/07/2016)

Many under-construction bridges in limbo (ht 28/07/2016)

23 injured in bus accident, eight in critical condition (kp 27/07/2016)

Landslides block Mechi Highway (ht 27/07/2016)

Energy Ministry letter halts work on Mid-Hill Highway, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 26/07/2016)

166 died on Valley roads last year: Lack of respect for traffic rules by both pedestrians and drivers cited as a major cause of high number of deaths (kp 25/07/2016)

Land pooling for outer ring road, housing starts, by Gyan P.Neupane (rep 25/07/2016)

Khimti-Those road blocked by landslide (ht 24/07/2016)

KTM-Tarai fast track project: Ministry invites EoI to appoint consultant (kp 20/07/2016)

Chinese help sought for Humla road (kp 19/07/2016)

Road in danger (ht 18/07/2016)

26-km track to link Barhabise with Tatopani, by Anish Tiwari (kp 17/07/2016)

Pavements crumble before completion (kp 17/07/2016)

49 killed in accidents in Tanahun last fiscal (ht 17/07/2016)

Road disruption from Narayangadh to Muglin hits tourism hard (ht 15/07/2016)

Birgunj-Pathlaiya road to have six lane (ht 15/07/2016)

Bajhang folks free two engineers after 22 hours (kp 14/07/2016)

Potholes appear in newly-built Hulaki Highway, by Yogesh Rawal (kp 13/07/2016)

Only 4 Mugu VDCs have roads, by Suman Malla (rep 13/07/2016)

Delay in bridge repair affects Darchula villages, by Manoj Badu (kp 11/07/2016)

IB hikes accident cover for passengers to Rs 500,000, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 09/07/2016), Pay Rs 1,500, get insurance coverage of over Rs 6.6 m (ht 09/07/2016)

Road fatalities in Kathmandu Valley hit five-year high (ht 08/07/2016)

Incessant rainfall obstructs far-west rural roads (ht 08/07/2016)

Delay in construction of bridges in Rukum puts commuters and locals in a lurch (ht 08/07/2016)

Tamor corridor works fail to speed up: Construction not given priority in South-North project (ht 06/07/2016)

Road expansion drive resumes: Road expansion drive was halted due to the earthquake and Indian blockade last year (kp 05/07/2016) [Monsoon is the best time for this?], Road expansion work: Taking a bit too long?, by Sunita Lohani (ht 09/07/2016)

Landslips obstruct Narayangadh-Muglin road, by Tilakram Rimal (ht 02/07/2016)

Water truck, tipper drivers to blame for 30 pc accidents (ht 01/07/2016)

Narayanghat-Mugling road prone to landslides, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 30/06/2016)

Sajha’s new buses to arrive in August: Sajha Yatayat is buying 30 40-seater buses with spacious aisle, which will be disabled-friendly (kp 28/06/2016)

Another underground parking on cards (kp 26/06/2016)

Passengers killed in road accidents likely to get Rs 500k compensation (ht 25/06/2016)

Road block cleared after 13 hrs, by Shiva Puri (kp 24/06/2016)

Stiffer fines deter traffic rule violators (ht 24/06/2016)

Traffic cops find relief under smart gazebos, by Anup Ojha (kp 24/06/2016)

Look both ways: Traffic-violation fines should be raised further, and proper road signs should also be in place, by Prakash Bom (kp 21/06/2016)

China extends road to Korala border point: Chinese vehicles have started to enter Nepal through the  newly-built dirt track, by Binod Tripathi (kp 20/06/2016)

Narayangadh-Muglin road opens after nine hours, by Tilak Ram Rimal (ht 19/06/2016)

Only five out of 365 traffic lights working in Kathmandu Valley, by Anup Ojha (kp 18/06/2016)

Govt directed to start blacktopping of roads (ht 15/06/2016)

NLIP canal encroached (kp 15/06/2016)

Cantilever bridge built in upper Gorkha, by Sudip Kaini (kp 14/06/2016)

Rs 2.15 billion sought to install solar lights (ht 12/06/2016)

Road accidents continue unabated (ht 12/06/2016)

Belbas-Nuwakot track work starts (kp 10/06/2016)

Rs 1b released to install solar lights in 96 municipalities: The amount accounts for 65 percent of the govt subsidy to each municipality for promotion of solar energy (kp 08/06/2016)

Urban cable car project: French mission submits report (kp 07/06/2016), Feasibility report for Cable Car Project in Valley submitted (ht 07/06/2016), Bauddha to Tahachal in 30 minutes by cable car!, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 08/06/2016)

Daily closure of Narayanghat-Mugling road to be lifted from June 15, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 06/06/20916)

Investors aside: Not concluding negotiation with the Indian company is likely to discourage foreign investors, by Sarin Ghimire (kp 05/06/2016)

Ilam locals elated as hydro projects construct roads, by Biplav Bhattarai (kp 05/06/2016)

KMC to build four disabled-friendly overhead bridges (rep 04/06/2016)

Outer ring road: Budget pledge breathes life to stalled project, by Anup Ojha (kp 03/06/2016)

Infrastructure and development: Fast-track road can be completed on time if the political parties do not interfere, by Jagannath Adhikari (kp 03/06/2016)

Construction company abandons bridge project, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 02/06/2016)

5 dead in Okhaldhunga tractor accident (ht 02/06/2016)

‘Lack of policy’ likely to slow electric vehicle sales, by Prahlad Rijal (kp 01/06/2016)

Lack of proper drainage management bothering locals of Kathmandu, by Shraddha Amatya (rep 31/05/2016)

Dispute over Kailali postal road yet to be resolved (ht 30/05/2016)

Bad roads causing accidents (ht 29/05/2016)

7 killed in jeep crash (kp 27/05/2015)

Govt prepares to hike Road Repair and Maintenance Fee, by Sujan Dhungana (rep 25/05/2016)

Kathmandu to adopt intelligent traffic system, by Anup Ojha (kp 24/05/2016)

'Fund completion of Postal Highway in 3 years', by Gyan P. Neupane (rep 24/05/2016)

Upgradation of Galchhi-Syafrubesi road: Govt plans to issue tender in a week (kp 23/05/2016)

City of chaos: The total length of vehicles operating in Kathmandu Valley is greater than the length of its roads, by Bimal Pratap Shah (kp 22/05/2016)

85km road connecting Mugu and Tibet: Just 10km built in 10 years, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp 22/05/2016)

‘China’s OBOR project will also benefit Nepal’ (ht 22/05/2016)

Saptari’s first ever blacktopped road in dilapidated condition (ht 22/05/2016)

9 dead in Lamjung bus accident (kp 20/05/2016)

Kaligandaki link road becomes operational (ht 20/05/2016)

Crazy mules don’t follow traffic rules, by Kalu Malla (rep 20/05/2016)

CoAS inaugurates Kaligandaki corridor (ht 19/05/2016)

80 small road projects converted into multi-year projects, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 19/05/2016)

Row stalls bridge operation (ht 19/05/2016)

Hulaki Highway construction hit by budget crunch, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 19/05/2016)

Four killed in Lahan bike collision (kp 19/05/2016)

Nepal can build Fast Track on its own, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 17/05/2016)

Koteshwor-Kalanki road expansion delayed by a year, by Prahlad Rijal (kp 16/05/2016)

Decision to hike fines for traffic rule violations takes effect (kp 15/05/2016)

Negligence at the wheel, by Sunita Lohani (ht 14/05/2016)

Work of Postal Highway still halted (rep 14/05/2016)

Traffic offenders get 15 days to reclaim licence (ht 14/05/2016)

Jorsal-Tamor stretch to be blacktopped (ht 14/05/2016)

Sluggish upgradation of highway causing daily traffic snarls, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 13/05/2016)

No domestic investment in fast track road: Deuba, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 11/05/2016) [??], Deuba refutes news on Kathmandu-Nijgadh track (ht 12/05/2016)

E-scooters going nowhere due to lack of clear policy, by Prahlad Rijal (kp 10/05/2016)

Inclusive transport: Let the motorists pay for building urban highways and widening roads, not all of us, by Prashanta Khanal (kp 10/05/2016)

Syndicate enforcers block Tulsipur-Rukum highway, by Durga Lal KC (kp 09/05/2016)

Project delay leaves Biratnagar folk ill at ease, by Binod Bhandari (kp 08/05/2016)

Road accidents on the rise in Tanahun (ht 08/05/2016)

Jaleshwar locals demand immediate road repair, by Mahesh Kumar Das (rep 07/05/2016)

Parking made easy: One effect of road-widening campaign has been a sudden increase in number of roadside parking, by Hemant Arjyal (rep 07/05/2016)

Two-way traffic: One way to reduce the idiocy of drivers is to ensure that the rules are equally sensible, by Deepak Thapa (kp 05/05/2017)

Traffic rules violqations: Transporters protest hike on fines (kp 05/05/2016), On the road: Complaining about fines is the wrong way to go about ensuring traffic safety (kp 06/05/2016)

Old Bus Park moved to Khula Manch (ht 04/05/2016), Khulamanch serves as temporary bus station, by Anup Ojha (kp 05/05/2016), New tower leaves shopowners at Old Bus Park in limbo, by Anup Ojha (kp 10/05/2016)

Quake damaged trails in disrepair (kp 04/05/2016)

Caught in traffic jam? Consult ‘Traffic Police, Nepal’ app (ht 01/05/2016)

Postal highway project: Ministry seeks another Rs5b: The extra money is meant for beginning construction of unfinished sections (kp 30/04/2016)

New figures show rise in road fatalities (ht 28/04/2016)

Khulamanch to be used as temporary bus park in capital (ht 23/04/2016)

Govt urged to invest in cycle-friendly roads (kp 22/04/2016)

Roads For Development, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 21/04/2016)

Road construction raises capital's pollution level, by Isha Pandey (rep 21/04/2016)

Motorcyclist dies in Bhaktapur truck hit (kp 19/04/2016)

Simikot road construction moving at snail’s pace: Delays in building a bridge over the Karnali River have prevented motor vehicles from using the road sections that have been completed, by Jaya Bahadur Rokaya (kp 19/04/2016)

Road kill: Road accidents in Nepal often do not get the same attention in comparison to other accidents or deaths resulting therefrom, by Jagannath Adhikari (kp 19/04/2016), Murderous Traffic Problems, by Shyam KC (rn 19/04/2016), Year 2072: Year Of Accidents And Deaths, by Prem Khatry (rn 19/04/2016)

29 injured in bus accident (kp 18/04/2016)

Better roads imperative to boost trade (ht 17/04/2016)

Three killed in road accident (kp 16/04/2016)

300 road rule violators held with cam help (kp 16/04/2016)

Road connectivity results in house building spree, by Tula Ram Pandey (kp 16/04/2016)

18 injured in jeep accident (ht 15/04/2016)

Pedalling the future: Bicyclists campaign to reclaim the streets of Kathmandu, by Michael Nishimura (nt 15/04/2016)

New Year accidents: 1 dead, 14 hurt (kp 14/04/2016), Eight killed in Doti jeep crash, by Mohan Shahi (kp 14/04/2016), Jeep accident leaves eight dead; Doti village mourns (ht 14/04/2016)

24 killed as bus veers off road in Khotang: All injured brought to Capital, condition of 8 critical, by Dambar Singh Rai (kp 13/04/2016), Twenty-four killed in Khotang bus accident, by Dilip Khatri (ht 13/04/2016), Kin of bus accident victim obstruct road (ht 16/04/2016)

Locals stage protest rally demanding compensation (ht 11/04/2016)

Construction of outer ring road from next fiscal year (rep 11/04/2016), Construction of outer ring road in Valley to start from next fiscal (ht 16/04/2016)

Three years on, road repairs in limbo, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (kp 09/04/2016)

Registration of e-scooters hits snag: Owners lack documents to verify the legality of their eco-friendly bikes (ht 08/04/2016)

3 Tuins replaced with bridges: The government last October announced to replace over 350 Tuins with suspension bridges (kp 07/04/2016)

Applications approved for 8,000 solar lights, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 06/04/2016)

18 passengers hurt in Lamjung bus accdent (ht 06/04/2016)

Shaming sardines: Microbuses could break-even with just 9 of the 16 seats taken, which comes to 56 percent occupancy, by Hemant Arjyal (rep 05/04/2015)

Shortest road to China in two years, says Army, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/04/2016)

12,848 booked for traffic rule violations in six days (ht 03/04/2016)

Crackdown on drink-driving reduces road accidents (ht 02/04/2016)

Shortage of raw materials: Butwal-Belhiya road project hit, by Amrita Anmol (kp 01/04/2016)

Delays may hit electric bus plan (kp 31/03/2016)

Traffic police strapped with GoPro cameras, by Anuj Kumar Adhikari (kp 30/03/2016)

Balaju locals file writ against road expansion, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 28/03/2016)

Govt plan to implement law on old public vehicles hits roadblock, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 27/03/2016)

Sajha to bring 30 new buses (kp 25/03/2016)

Darchula awaits suspension bridge over Mahakali, by Manoj Badu (kp 25/03/2015)

Kathmandu-Tarai fast track road: Govt told to build project on its own, by Bibek Subedi (kp 21/03/2016)

Two dead, 30 hurt in bus accident (kp 19/03/2016)

Recommendations for compensation (ht 17/03/2017)

Damaged bridges, trails cuts village off from outside world (rep 17/03/2016)

Registration mandatory for electric scooters (kp 15/03/2016)

Mahanagar Yatayat rolls out 39 buses for Ring Road (kp 14/03/2016), 39 high-tech luxury city buses start rolling in capital (ht 14/03/2016), Mahanagar bus vandalised, by Anup Ojha (kp 15/03/2016)

Six persons killed in road accidents (kp 13/03/2016)

Khotang residents demand reparation (ht 12/03/2016)

A peddler’s dreams, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 11/03/2016)

Bumper to bumper: Unfortunately people in most developing countries think that public transport is intended for the poor, by Ashish Gajurel (kp 10/03/2016)

Drink and ride e-scooter with impunity: Cops can’t act, as riders don’t need licence, number plate (ht 10/03/2016)

New Bus Park to have state-of-the-art facilities (ht 09/03/2016), Work begins to expand bus park at Gangabu (kp 10/03/2016)

Seven killed, 27 injured in separate road accidents, by Kamal Panthi and DR Panta (kp 07/03/2016)

Roads to Nagarkot getting expanded: Locals say cutting of hills for road widening is  complete and the works  of filling trenches along the road are under way, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 02/03/2016)

Taxis fleece passengers (kp 02/03/2016)

Birgunj-Pathlaiya road section to be upgraded to six lanes, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 01/03/2016)

Govt begins process to light up streets with solar power: The programme is aimed at reducing the burden of load-shedding (ht 29/02/2016)

Mid-Hill Highway construction in limbo (ht 28/02/2016)

One dies, 20 hurt in accident (kp 27/02/2016)

KMC plans big underground parking, subway, by Anup Ojha (kp 25/02/2016)

Protest after bus runs over 18-yr-old (kp 24/02/2016)

For normalcy: Once the Rasuwa-Syafrubesi road linking Tibet’s Keyrung customs point is widened, Nepal will no longer need to rely on a single country for petroleum products (ht 24/02/2016)

Flood of fear: Haphazard construction of roads cutting through forests has increased the instances of landslide, putting villagers downstream in great peril, by Devendra Gautam (rep 23/02/2016)

Valley road expansion drive reaches Tinkune: KVDA has so far widened 200km road inside  Kathmandu, 30 km inside Lalitpur and 7km inside Bhaktapur, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 22/02/2016)

Reorganising Kathmandu’s public transportation, by John Narayan Parajuli (kp 20/02/2016)

Teku and Dallu to get new bridges, by Anup Ojha (kp 19/02/2016)

India not to inject fresh funds into Postal Road, by Devendra Bhattarai and Bhushan Yadav (kp 19/02/2016)

Unupdated road data causes hardship: The SNRTP has upgraded 2,221km of road in 33 districts while a further 5,376 km of roads are being maintained periodically or routinely (kp 18/02/2016)

Electric bus operations: China team to visit Capital for feasibility study: KMC (kp 15/02/2016), Missing the wood: Piecemeal approach to transportation will only complicate urban commuting (kp 16/02/2016)

8 injured in jeep crash (kp 15/02/2016)

Solar street lamp project: Municipalities start taking applications, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 14/02/2016)

Kathmandu-Hetauda Tunnel Highway: NPBCL board members to boost investment (ht 13/02/2016)

Roads linking Nepal with China prioritised (ht 13/02/2016)

Road expansion drive resumes: The KVRIP has expanded the 2km stretch from Tripureshwor to Teku in the first phase, by Anup Ojha (kp 12/02/2016)

Safe travel a far cry in Dadeldhura (ht 10/02/2016)

Road kill: Road traffic accidents are mostly manmade and can be prevented, by Namra Kumar Mahato (kp 09/02/2016)

11 killed in Nuwakot road accident, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 07/02/2016), 11 people, including seven soldiers, killed in accident (ht 07/02/2016)

Kathmandu-Hetauda Tunnel Highway: 90 pc of Rs 317m collected already spent; Liability of Rs 200m to Full Bright Consultancy in dispute, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 06/02/2016)

Kathmandu-Hetauda tunnel controversy: Small investors accuse Joshi of irregularities; But he denies charges, blames two board members for the current mess in the company (kp 03/02/2016)

Street lamp: Govt to offer huge subsidy for solar project, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 01/02/2016)

Works on Kaligandaki Corridor gather pace, by Madhav Aryal and Prakas Baral (kp 30/01/2016)

Battling it out on Kathmandu roads, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 29/01/2016)

Barpak bridges escaped major damage: DoR (kp 28/01/2016)

Nepalgunj-Jamunaha road expansion: Contractor blamed for delay, by Janak Nepal (kp 28/01/2016), Contractors delay road projects citing blockade, by Devendra Basnet (rep 28/01/2016)

Capital’s cyclists let down by lukewarm govt response: Independent groups of cyclists and urban planners have been lobbying for proper cycle tracks in the Valley (kp 27/01/2016)

Building a road: The repairs of roads that were damaged by recent earthquakes have now become a major challenge, by Sharad K. Shrestha (rep 27/01/2016)

Dharan-Chatara-Gaighat road: Travellers suffer due to transportation syndicate (kp 25/01/2016)

Two lakh booked for drink-driving in four years, millions collected in revenue (ht 24/01/2016)

Lalitpur  envisions  plan to improve its transportation: The plan is expected to address the concerns like traffic mismanagement by prioritising road network development, by Prahlad Rijal (kp 20/01/2016)

Animal-friendly road to be constructed in Chitwan: Rs 900 million has been allocated for the construction (ht 20/01/2016)

Dharan-Chatara-Sindhuli-Hetauda road to be blacktopped within 3 yrs, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 19/01/2016)

Villagers lose fingers to Bagmati river Tuin, by Pratap Bista (kp 18/01/2016)

Ring Road expansion resumes: Slow pace of construction has greatly inconvenienced commuters and local residents alike, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 17/01/2016)

Government’s new luxury taxicab plan hits roadblock (kp 15/01/2016)

No excuses for travelling on bus roof, warn valley traffic police (kp 11/01/2016)

Smart driving license: Technical issues delay pilot-test (kp 10/01/2016)

Vehicle to road length ratio dismal, says DIGP Chand (ht 10/01/2016)

7 killed, 22 injured in Dang accident, by Durgalal KC (kp 07/01/2016)

Gaighat-Diktel road: Sunkoshi bridge comes into operation; The government, however, is yet to construct bridges over many other rivers along the highway, by Dilli Ram Khatiwada (kp 07/01/2016)

NA to repair Betrawati road (kp 07/01/2016)

Govt told to pull out all stops for Galchhi road: The panel has asked the government to draw a concrete plan of the road that goes up to China (kp 07/01/2016)

Roads to Nagarkot in poor condition (kp 04/01/2016)

6 killed, 16 hurt in Rupandehi bus accident, by Amrita Anmol (kp 04/01/2016)

Road to nowhere: Many road sections dug up for the expansion purposes in the Kathmandu Valley are still in a state of disrepair, with various unpleasant consequences (ht 04/01/2016)

KMC bringing in more public buses for Valley: Metropolis plans to import around 25 electric buses, which will be operated by Sajha Yatayat, in first phase, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 02/01/2016)

8 hurt in road accident (kp 02/01/2015)

Agreement reached to end syndicate in Dang, by Durgalal KC (kp 02/01/2016)

Chitwan traffic police tightens security to curb road accidents (ht 31/12/2015)

Diktel-Khotang road stretch inoperative, awaiting repairs (ht 31/12/2015)

Rule breach still a common sight on Capital’s roads (kp 30/12/2015)

Authorities helpless to curb public transport anomalies (kp 27/12/2015)

Bridge still in limbo after one decade (kp 25/12/2015)

Govt planning to install solar-run street lamps (kp 24/12/2015)

KUKL to repair roads dug for water pipeline (kp 24/12/2015)

Karnali Corridor project picks up steam with NA in charge, by Tularam Pandey (kp 22/12/2015)

‘Allow all vehicles on BP Highway’ (ht 22/12/2015)

Two killed, nine injured in road accidents (kp 21/12/2015)

Kamalbinayak, Nagarkot road awaits maintenance (kp 20/12/2015)

Environment friendly vehicle: Guideline delay pegs back Transport Policy-2014 (kp 20/12/2015)

KMC, Sajha to operate electric buses in Valley (ht 19/12/2015)

1 dead, over 35 injured in bus accident (kp 18/12/2015)

Taking the high road: Manang will not just survive, but prosper from its new road, by Seukji Lee (nt 18/12/2015)

Locals demand upgradation of Dharan-Gaighat road, by Dilliram Khatiwada and Binod Bhandari (kp 18/12/2015)

House panel directs govt to repair Araniko Highway (kp 17/12/2015)

Traffic rules remain relaxed in Valley, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 10/12/2015)

Nepal formally adopts digital driving licence (kp 01/12/2015)

Imports through Kerung route ‘not impossible’ (kp 30/11/2015)

Nepal to request China to expand Araniko Highway (kp 29/11/2015)

4 dead, 9 hurt as bus turns over, by Jitendra Khadga (kp 26/11/2015)

Cycle-friendly Kathmandu valley: Govt urged to implement plans (kp 25/11/2015)

Bajhang-Tibet road construction to open opportunities for traders (ht 23/11/2015)

Drainage in Tinkune to end waterlogging (kp 22/11/2015)

Electrified transportation: The blockade should be a wakeup call for the government to actively promote electric transport, by Sahina Shrestha (nt 20/11/2015)

ADB, MCC asked to fund highway expansion: Govt has announced its plan to widen the highway to four lanes in the budget, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 19/11/2015)

Five die in separate road accidents (ht 18/11/2015)

Sajha Yatayat launches card payment system in Capital, by Anup Ojha (kp 17/11/2015)

Govt to study feasible roads (ht 17/11/2015)

Shortage disrupts upgradation of Manthali-Ramechhap road (ht 17/11/2015)

Karnali highway: Bridge projects left incomplete, by LP Devkota (kp 16/11/2015)

Road to be widened in Dhangadi (ht 16/11/2015)

15 injured in truck accident (kp 16/11/2015)

3 dead, over 50 injured in Myagdi bus accident (kp 14/11/2015), 4 die, 20 injured when microbus falls off road in Myagdi, by Bharat Koirala and Rishi Ram Baral (ht 14/11/2015), 3 dead, 36 hurt in bus accident (kp 15/11/2015)

APF to provide free bus service: APF says it will prioritise the ailing, elderly and disabled for the service (kp 12/11/2015)

Promote eco-friendly vehicles: Experts (kp 12/11/2015)

Four die in motorcycle accident, by Shiva Puri (kp 11/11/2015)

20 years on, govts fail to implement Transport Act (kp 08/11/2015)

Locals to support construction of trade routes with China, by Khagendra Adhikari (rep 07/11/2015)

Road accidents on rise due to risky traveling, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 05/11/2015)

35 dead, over 50 hurt in bus plunge, by Krishna Thapa (kp 04/11/2015), Bus skids off road killing 35, more than 35 injured (ht 04/11/2014)

Nepal, China to reopen Khasa route at earliest, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 04/11/2015)

Government fails to formulate electric vehicles guidelines (kp 04/11/2015)

Having brought in fuel, drivers demand Rasuwa road upgrade, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 03/11/2015)

Ten injured as transporters clash (ht 02/11/2015)

Traffic police to vehicle ratio dismal: MTPD (ht 01/11/2015)

House panel asks government to upgrade roads along Nepal-China border points (rep 30/10/2015)

‘Smart’ driving licences to be issued by Dec: The new system is expect-ed to end duplication of licences, blue books and other documents related to vehicles (kp 28/10/2015)

Bridges await repair in Khotang (ht 28/10/2015)

Transporters fleece Dashain travellers, by Madhav Aryal, Aman Koirala and Agandhar Tiwari (kp 26/10/2015)

93 accidents reported in Valley (kp 26/10/2015), Road fatalities up during Dashain (ht 26/10/2015), Three dead, many injured in road accidents (rep 26/10/2015), 3 dead, 31 injured in two road accidents (kp 27/10/2015)

Three dead, 20 hurt in separate road accidents (kp 20/10/2015), Banke bus accident death toll climbs to eight (kp 21/10/2015), Police keep eye on supply of fuel in passenger buses (kp 24/10/2015), Traffic accidents: Fuel dearth sparks another crisis, by Manish Gautam (kp 25/10/2015)

Villagers depend on animals to ferry goods, by Chandra Karki (kp 18/10/2015)

Rasuwagadhi-Kerung crossing: Nepal-China border reopens, by Krishna Thapa (kp 16/10/2015) [Six months after the big quake! Thank you, incompetent politicians!], Kerung route reopened after nearly six months (ht 16/10/2015)

NA opens passage for Kaligandaki Corridor, by Bishal Bhattarai (rep 16/10/2015)

4 die, 60 hurt in road accidents (kp 14/10/2015)

Govt to replace all Tuins with suspension bridges in 2 years (kp 13/10/2015), Dhading locals sceptical about tuin removal (ht 14/10/2015)

Unruly roads: The govt and public both need to work together to reduce accidents (kp 13/10/2015)

Vehicle shortage could affect Dashain travel, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 13/10/2015)

Public vehicle routes to be categorised, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 07/10/2015)

Rickshaws make most of acute fuel shortage, by Anup Ojha (kp 06/10/2015)

Karnali hands over first set of driving licences (kp 06/10/2015)

5 dead, 20 injured in Gulmi bus accident, by Ghanashyam Gautam (kp 06/10/2015)

‘Ktm Walks’ for sustainable mobility (ht 06/10/2015)

Foot trail to Langtang Valley opened: Locals, army and police have constructed 12 kilometres of trail, by Krishna Thapa (kp 05/10/2015)

12 years on, Bheri bridge still incomplete, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 05/10/2015)

Efforts are on to resume Dhunche-Swarfu road: authorities (kp 04/10/2015)

Dumre-Bayapani road blacktopping in limbo (ht 04/10/2015)

Way cleared to Tatopani (kp 04/10/2015)

Citizens use carpool to go around Valley: Even though there are around a million vehicles regis-tered in Bagmati Zone, city roads are less congested due to the fuel crisis, a result of the border blockade by India (kp 02/10/2015)

Call to make Kathmandu a cycle city (kp 02/10/2015)

Cabinet defers decision on KTM-Tarai Fast Track project, by Rudra Pangeni (ht 02/10/2015), Pact in Nepal’s favour: Ministry (kp 04/10/2015), Build fast track on own investment: House committee (kp 05/10/2015), No consensus on awarding Ktm-Tarai track to Indian firm, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 07/10/2015), SC stays bid to award Fast Track deal (kp 09/10/2015), SC tells govt to put on hold plans to award Fast Track project, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 09/10/2015)

Road clearance work begins to open Tatopani Customs Office (ht 01/10/2015), Parties in desperate attempt to open Tatopani customs (ht 02/10/2015)

E-rickshaws taking over Nepalgunj, by Rajendra Nath and Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 30/09/2015)

Govt fails to meet road expansion, repair targets: Only 46 km of road sections constructed in the capital against a target of 87 km in the last fiscal (kp 27/09/2015), Same old excuses (ht 28/09/2015)

Dharan bridge collapses (kp 26/09/2015)

26km access roads to cement factories built (kp 22/09/2015)

Budget shortage delays Bhaktapur Ring Road works: Officials say the road 52.7 kilometre road connects four municipalities in the district but only 35 kilometre section has been blacktopped (kp 21/09/2015)

Development works fail to deliver expected results: Govt instructs concerned authorities inside Kathmandu Valley to complete all road construction works within this fiscal year (kp 20/09/2015)

Eight years on, Panchkatiya road still awaits completion, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 20/09/2015)

8 killed in Ramechhap bus crash, by Tika Bhatta (kp 19/09/2015), Six Killed, 40 injured in Gairathok bus accident (ht 19/09/2015), 10 die in Ramechhap bus accident, by Manju Uprety (rep)

Only 51pc strategic road network paved (kp 19/09/2015)

Bring large buses for public transportation (kp 16/09/2015)

Sinamangal to Baneshwor road section incomplete (ht 15/09/2015)

Bagmati and Dhobikhola bridges await expansion (kp 14/09/2015)

Contractors’ apathy delays road work: The project to construct track of the Mid-Hill Highway in Dailekh district was initiated in fiscal year 2007/8, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 14/09/2015)

Renovated footpaths to be disabled-friendly (ht 13/09/2015)

Government to revise road PIP:  To focus on upgrading existing roads to all-weather category rather than building new ones (ht 13/09/2015)

Around 2,000 houses to be pulled down for Araniko Highway expansion (ht 13/09/2015)

KMC, Sajha Yatayat to launch night bus service (ht 13/09/2015)

Chabahil-Sankhu road expansion on cards (ht 12/09/2015)

Desolated lamps in city roads, by Anup Ojha (kp 11/09/2015)

Govt unlikely to meet targets for road, bridge construction (ht 11/09/2015)

New Karnali bridge benefits Rajapur folk, by Kamal Panthi (kp 11/09/2015)

Ktm-Bhaktapur road complete (kp 09/09/2015), Damaged Lokanthali-Kaushaltar road rehabilitation complete (ht 09/09/2015)

Suspension bridge at Tatopani-Ghorepani trail in need of repair, by Ghanashyam Khadka (kp 08/09/2015)

Road projects fail to utilise financial support (ht 08/09/2015)

Vehicle test centre non-operational since 2012, by Ramesh Shrestha (ht 05/09/2015)

KMC to install solar street lights in core city areas (ht 05/09/2015)

DoR to test rock-barrier technology at Siddhababa, by Madhav Aryal (kp 04/09/2015)

India upgrading roads along Nepal border, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 03/09/2015)

‘Super deluxe’ buses to ply Pokhara-Kathmandu route (kp 02/09/2015)

Landslides obstruct Panchthar roads (ht 02/09/2015)

Roads damaged in earthquake to be repaired for Indra Jatra festival (ht 01/09/2015)

Unruly transport in Sindhuli put road safety at risk, by Anil Bhandari (rep 31/08/2015)

Gaighat-Diktel road black-topping delayed (ht 30/08/2015)

Repair work on BP Highway kicks off (ht 30/08/2015)

Government’s plan to scrap old vehicles yet to be implemented (ht 27/08/2015)

‘Tremor, rain damaged Valley roads’ (ht 27/08/2015)

Tamakoshi-bound trucks stranded due to bad road, by Shankar Acharya (kp 25/08/2015)

Lowest road accident casualties recorded in seven years (kp 20/08/2015)

Sajha Yatayat to use e-card to collect fare, by Anup Ojha (kp 19/08/2015)

KTM-Tarai fast track: Can’t work without MRG: Indian firm (kp 19/08/2015)

Underground parking mooted in Khula Manch (ht 15/08/2015)

Work to upgrade highway yet to start (ht 15/08/2015)

Road expansion sees halt (kp 14/08/2015)

37 autos, 538 bikes sold in Nepal daily, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 14/08/2015)

Bridge construction in limbo (ht 13/08/2015)

Govt receives over 4,000 applications to register 1,850 taxis (ht 13/08/2015)

More Sajha buses to ply city roads, by Anup Ojha (kp 12/08/2015), Moving people: Kathmandu Metropolitan City should help the Sajha bus lead by example (kp 18/08/2015)

Auto registrations top 2m mark, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 12/08/2015)

MoPIT to hold fresh talks on Fast Track road project (ht 12/08/2015)

18 dead, over 60 injured in two separate road accidents, by Giru Bahadur Bhandari and Rabindra Uprety (kp 11/08/2015), Accidents leave eight pilgrims, 10 others dead (ht 11/08/2015)

WFP begins assessing rural roads (kp 11/08/2015)

Locals obstruct road sector at Gokarna and Sundarijal (ht 10/08/2015)

Govt plans detailed survey and design of SRN bridges (ht 10/08/2015)

Contrary to KMC claims, several roads in Valley remain waterlogged: System upgradation and overhaul under way in a few areas, lament metropolis officials, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 09/08/2015)

Landslide obstructs Darchula-Tinkar road (kp 07/08/2015)

Highway to Everest: Road to cross Dudh Koshi by year-end, by Sangam Prasain (kp 07/08/2015)

Solar light project receives Rs 60m, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 06/08/2015)

Araniko highway reopened (kp 06/08/2015), Road cleared for vehicles but danger ‘lurks’ (kp 07/08/2015), Bahrabise-Tatopani section of Araniko Highway reopens, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 07/08/2015)

Road accidents up in far-west despite efforts (ht 06/08/2015)

Change in plan for new taxi registration (ht 05/08/2015), Applications flood in for new taxi licences, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 10/08/2015)

Koshi bridge inaugurated, by Dilli Ram Khatiwada and Bedraj Poudel (kp 04/08/2015), Prime minister inaugurates new Koshi Bridge (ht 04/08/2015)

Joint team starts road reopening (kp 02/08/2015), Nepali, Chinese security forces clearing blockage (ht 02/08/2015)

Kathmandu-Tarai fast-track road: Govt told to start project early (kp 31/07/2015), Ktm to Nijgadh in under 1 hour: DPR, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 01/08/2015), KTM-Nijgadh fast track: India assures new soft loans to Nepal (kp 05/08/2015), Sub-committee set up to study Fast Track (kp 06/08/2015), Sub-committee to probe Fast Track details (ht 06/08/2015), NPC nod for Fast Track deal with India firm, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 08/07/2015)

Maitighar- Tinkune track in dismal state, decry cyclists (kp 31/07/2015)

First phase of East-West postal road complete, by Mohan Budhair (kp 31/07/2015)

KMC to buy vehicles for new bus service, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 30/07/2015)

Cabbies protest govt’s decision to add new taxis (kp 30/07/2015)

Diversion route created to resume traffic at Gaidakot, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 29/07/2015)

Most rural roads obstructed in far-western region (ht 28/07/2015)

India consortium close to Nijgadh Fast Track deal, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 28/07/2015), BRB criticises plan to award Indian cos fast track project (kp 29/07/2015), Govt glosses over soft loan negotiation, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 30/07/2015), Fast Track road project runs into controversy (ht 30/07/2015)

Bridge along East-West Highway gives way, by Bimal Khatiwada and Pawan Yadav (kp 28&07/2015)

Bajura road projects care two hoots for legal procedures (ht 27/07/2015)

‘Compensate small public vehicles’ (kp 26/07/2015)

Baglung road repair work ‘ineffective’, by Prakash Baral (kp 26/07/2015)

Clean, green transport promotion falls short, by Pragati Shahi (kp 24/07/2015)

‘Action against slow road work’ (kp 23/07/2015)

KMC, Sajha Yatayat to operate buses (ht 23/07/2015)

Hopeful Fast Track builder asks for help with funding, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 22/07/2015)

Tripureshwor-Kalanki-Nagdhunga road widening to begin (ht 22/07/2015)

Negotiations on Fast Track under way: MoPIT officials say chances of awarding the contract to IL&FS consortium are high (ht 21/07/2015)

Tribunal to fast-track land acquisition, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 20/07/2015)

Nine die in bus-tanker collision, by Bechu Gaud (kp 18/07/2015), Nine killed in bus-truck collision (ht 18/07/2015)

Total road length crosses 80,000km (ht 13/07/2015)

Budget plans to make transport sector eco-friendly (kp 11/07/2015)

Beauty and beas: The syndicates rob state lands and build roads, and once the roads are built they never let go, by Hitesh Karki (rep 11/07/2015)

Contractor promises to complete road construction after street protest (rep 11/07/2015)

East-West Highway to be widened (ht 10/07/2015)

Tardy road construction leaves passerby fuming, by Ram Sharan Tamang (rep 09/07/2015)

5 zones account for 90pc of vehicle registrations (kp 08/07/2015)

Government mulls over using Indian soft credit to build fast track, by Rupak D. Shatrma (ht 08/07/2015)

At least 6m proposed width of city roads, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 06/07/2015)

BP Highway handed over (kp 04/07/2015)

No rides left: These days rickshaw wallahs who have decided to stick it out have nothing to do but shoo away flies and chat with friends, by Anup Ojha (kp 04/07/2015)

Traders demand reopening of Rasuwa-Kyirong road (kp 03/07/2015)

Remote VDCs disconnected after bridge collapses (ht 02/07/2015)

IL&FS submits Fast Track DPR (ht 02/07/2015)

Valley to get 2,850 new taxis, by Ramesh Shrestha (ht 01/07/2015)

Traffic may be barred from Tatopani route, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 30/06/2015)

Bhimdatta Highway at risk (ht 30/06/2015)

Monsoon shuts rural roads in far-west (ht 29/06/2015)

Travelling by road risky in quake-hit districts, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 25/06/2015), Highways turn precarious with arrival of monsoon rains (ht 25/06/2015)

Narayanghat-Mugling road upgradation formally begins, by Bhushan Yadav (kp 25/06/2015)

PM to inaugurate Saptakoshi bridge (ht 25/06/2015)

Bagmati driving test to begin soon (kp 24/06/2015)

Highways await repair, face landslide risk (kp 21/06/2015)

Long, long road: The government’s focus on connectivity rather than safety has made our roads unsafe, by Ashish Gajurel (kp 21/06/2015)

Locals riled at compensation amount: Say the paltry amount given won’t even buy them a buffalo let alone land elsewhere (ht 20/06/2015)

Public vehicle users face brunt of govt apathy: Study finds transporters openly flouting number of rules,including transport fare (ht 19/06/2015)

Buses with toilet facilities to ply Pokhara-Kathmandu route, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 19/06/2015)

Postal Highway in Tarai districts: India for early construction of Phase I (ht 18/06/2015)

Road maintenance in Nepal: Most neglected aspect, by Krishna Singh Basnet (kp 17/06/2015)

MoF clears new number plate plan: Global tender likely to be called by government next fiscal year (ht 15/06/2015)

Panel suggests govt to add 2,350 taxis: Committee recommends registration for 500 cabs be allotted for quake-affected drivers, by Ramesh Shrestha (ht 12/06/2015)

Nepali envoy urges India to upgrade border roads (kp 10/06/2015)

Number of stray cattle up in capital, by Thomas Bogaty (ht 09/06/2015)

Locals place warnings to deter reckless drivers in inner roads of Kathmandu Valley, by Thomas Bogaty (ht 07/06/2015)

Road construction causing rampant logging in rural areas of Bajura (ht 07/06/2015)

Fast Track EIA suggests 10pc environmental bond: MoPIT has sent the report to MoSTE for feedback (ht 07/06/2015)

3 die in separate accidents (kp 06/06/2015)

Beni-Jomson road: DoR starts clearing blocked highway, by Hanashyam Khadka (kp 05/06/2015)

Khotang locals build road on their own (ht 04/06/2015)

DoR engineers inspect bridges (kp 03/06/2015)

Rehabilitation, reconstruction of SRN roads to cost Rs 3.5bn (ht 01/06/2015)

Three die as truck and ambulance collide (ht 01/06/2015)

It will take a month to reopen Beni-Jomsom road (ht 28/05/2015)

Plan for new cab registration hits roadblock: Fearing competition,transport entrepreneurs demand government to only replace old taxis (ht 28/05/2015)

Officials, contractors accused of using substandard materials, by Awadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 25/05/2015)

Quake damages Sindhuli-Khurkot road (ht 23/05/2015)

Vehicles barred in some parts of city (ht 22/05/2015)

Road service resumes in Gorkha villages (ht 21/05/2015)

16 dead in separate road accidents (kp 19/05/2015), 17 dead,62 injured in two accidents (ht 19/05/2015)

Visual assessment of cracked roads on: Department of Roads (ht 19/05/2015)

Road expansion resumes (ht 18/05/2015)

Chinese team set to reopen KTM-Kerung road today (kp 18/05/2015)

All roads, bridges except Araniko Highway ‘secure’, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 08/05/2015)

Six killed, 11 hurt in jeep accident, by Ananda Gautam (kp 05/08/2015)

Construction of causeways comes as a relief for villagers, by Shankar Acharya (kp 25/04/2015)

Direct Karnali-Ktm bus service launched (rep 25/04/2015)

Narayanghat-Mugling stretch: Government set to widen road along Trishuli, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 24/04/2015)

17 Indian pilgrims killed in bus crash, by Harihar Rathour and Gaurav Thapa (kp 23/04/2015), 17 Gujarati pilgrims killed as bus plunges into gorge in Dhading, by Thomas Bogaty (ht 23/04/2015), Survivor says pilgrimage turned into tragedy (ht 23/04/2015), IAF plane airlifts victims to India (kp 24/04/2015), India airlifts 17 dead, 22 injured, other pilgrims (ht 24/04/2015)

3 dead in Bara bus crash, by Laxmi Sah (kp 22/04/2015)

Stakeholders stress on eco-safe roads (ht 22/04/2015)

Road expansion work obstructed: The settlements, structures and buildings reflect the rich culture, life style, religion, customs, art and archaeology of the Lichhavi and Malla periods (ht 21/04/2015)

MoPIT forms expert group to evaluate Fast Track road DPR (ht 21/04/2015)

Vehicles of change: Reintroducing the once popular trolleybus can be an innovative way to improve the patchy public transport, by Raju Pandit Chhetri (rep 21/04/2015)

Chabahil tense as college girl dies in road accident, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 20/04/2015), Three killed in separate road accidents (ht 20/04/2015)

OAG asks Fast Track project to clarify Seeks explanation for flouting Land Acquisition Act while providing compensation (ht 19/04/2015)

Rural roads of Bajura in peril (ht 17/04/2015)

Two link roads for Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track proposed (ht 17/04/2015)

Police turn a blind eye to overcrowded public buses, by Anil Bhandari (rep 17/04/2015)

Lokanthali - Sano Thimi road: Officials to finish repair by mid-June, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 16/04/2015)

Govt criticised for favouring taxi syndicate: A committee expected to recommend MoPIT over new cab operation plan within a week, by Ramesh Shrestha (ht 16/04/2015)

Chabahil-Sankhu road widening work to begin this fiscal, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 15/04/2015)

Valley road expansion: House committee miffed at delay (kp 14/04/2015)

Survey deal for tunnel road ‘soon’ (kp 10/04/2015)

Doti bus crash: Driver gets 10-yr jail term, by Mohan Shahi (kp 09/04/2015)

Multi-year contracts allowed for small projects (ht 09/04/2015)

Govt unveils ‘Smart’ driving licence (kp 07/04/2015)

Newly built Banke bridge collapses, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 05/04/2015)

Four youths die as they ram motorbike into bus (ht 05/04/2015)

Local budget being spent on road projects haphazardly (ht 05/04/2015)

Tough action against drunk-driving: Public vehicle drivers could be slapped with jail term if found guilty (ht 03/04/2015)

4 killed, 30 injured in Morang bus collision (kp 02/04/2015), Four killed, 30 injured in Morang bus accident (ht 02/04/2015)

4 Koreans among 5 dead in Dhading bus collision (kp 31/03/2015)

Pavement reconstruction delay: Dust troubles shops, pedestrians, by Anup Ojha (kp 29/03/2015)

Traffic cops intensify campaign against drunk-driving on inner roads: Some say the ‘overdrive’is driving them up the wall, dub it ‘nuisance’ (ht 29/03/2015)

Solu representatives urge PM to promote Sagarmatha trail (kp 28/03/2015)

Rain exposes Valley’s poor drainage, early on (kp 27/03/2015)

NPBCL submits fresh financial closure report: Includes re-commitment letters of Canadian firms to finance project (ht 26/03/2015)

2 dead, 25 hurt in accident (kp 25/03/2015)

Footpath upgradation will bring visible results: KMC, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 25/03/2015)

Drive against stray cattle menace (kp 25/03/2015)