Next Budget to Help Streamline Isfahan’s Public Transportation

Of the budget outlay, 12.5 billion rials ($86,800) are to be spent on the completion of Isfahan Metro’s Line 2, 50 billion rials ($347,222) on feasibility studies and infrastructures of tramway lines and 1 trillion rials ($6.94 million) for buying new bus
Next Budget to Help Streamline Isfahan’s Public TransportationNext Budget to Help Streamline Isfahan’s Public Transportation

As projected in the draft budget of the fiscal 2020-21, the government has earmarked 26 trillion rials ($180.5 million) for streamlining public transportation development in Isfahan.
According to Isfahan City Council Chairman Alireza Nasr, growing traffic congestion, dilapidated bus and taxi fleet, unfinished urban subway system and the worsening air pollution in megacities have long been a serious cause of concern among the people, environmentalists and climate activists. 
Officials in charge are also concerned and trying to roll out remedial measures.
“Twenty-six trillion rials have been earmarked in the next budget for curbing air pollution and implementing public transportation projects in Isfahan," IMNA quoted Nasr as saying.


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