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  • Economic Problems Delay Urban Bus Fleet Upgrade
    Iranian urban managers’ struggle to upgrade public transport fleet has been delayed by the country’s sanction-induced and Covid-19 enhanced economic problems. To address the thorny issue,...
  • Covid-19 Crisis Challenging Urban Transportation Response
    The new round of traffic rule waiver in the capital city of Tehran has failed to curb the jostling crowd in the subway, contrary to expectations, Tehran Metro’s CEO said. According to Farnoush...
  • Global Coronavirus Deaths Exceed 700,000
    The global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 700,000 on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally, with the United States, Brazil, India and Mexico leading the rise in fatalities.
  • Survey Shows Change in Diet
    The diet of Iranians is changing. Results of a survey conducted by the Iranian Students Polling Agency this year (started in March) shows 4.3% of Iranian household ate red meat on a daily basis...
  • Flights From Iran to Turkey Suspended Until Sept
    Turkey has suspended all flights to Iran and Afghanistan until Sept 1 despite its previous announcement that flights between the two countries for passengers who hold Turkish citizenship or...
  • Migration Profile of Iranians
    Over 271 million people in the world do not live in the country in which they were born. These people, called international migrants, represented 3.52% of the world’s population in 2019. There were...
  • Tehran Ozone Pollution Worsens
    Air pollution monitoring stations of the capital city Tehran have recorded more days with ground-level ozone in July, posing a serious risk to citizens’ health and the environment. According to...
  • Tehran Issues $68m Participatory Bonds to Finance Public Transport
    Tehran Municipality has recently issued participatory bonds worth 15 trillion rials ($68.1 million) to help expand the capital’s public transportation system, the head of Tehran City Council’s...
  • Turkey Suspends Iran Flights
    Turkey has suspended flights to and from Iran and Afghanistan on Sunday morning amid the resurgenge of coronavirus, Reza Jafarzadeh, the spokesperson of Iran Civil Aviation Organization, told Fars...
  • Tehran Metro Expansion Plan Facing $8 Billion Deficit
    The unfinished subway network in the capital city of Tehran needs 2 quadrillion rials ($8.1 billion) of budget for the construction of unfinished lines, purchase of train cars and standardization...
  • Int'l Airlines Gradually Resuming Iran Flights
    After four months of closure due to Covid-19 curbs, both Iranian and foreign airlines are resuming flights to and from destinations in Iran. 
  • Tehran Ozone Alarm Goes Off
    With the onset of summer, air pollution control stations around the capital city of Tehran are recording more days with high-density ozone pollution, which have a harmful impact on citizens’ health...
  • Tehran Virus Resurgence and Public Transport Conundrum
    The number of Covid-19 infections in the capital city of Tehran has hit an emergency level in the past several days, while a large number of residents commute to work using public means of...
  • IranAir Slashing Plane Capacity to Ensure Social Distancing
    The aircraft of Iran's flag carrier airline, IranAir, will fly short of full capacity to ensure social distancing, says Masoud Mohammadi, an official with the Iranian airline.   
  • Tehran Getting Friendlier for Physically-Impaired Citizens
    Municipal bodies in Tehran metropolis are becoming more socially responsible and upgrading urban infrastructure to meet the needs of physically-impaired people. Ali Asghar Eynolqozat, an official...
  • IranAir to Resume Flights to Istanbul Today
    Having obtained a permit from the Turkish civil aviation authority, IranAir will resume flights between Tehran and Istanbul as of July 13.   
  • Iran Airport Traffic Halves
    Iran Airports Company registered a total of 44,918 takeoffs and landings during the first quarter of the current Iranian year (March 20-June 20) to register a 51% decline compared with the similar...
  • Mass Transit Challenges
    The coronavirus pandemic is spreading rapidly across continents inflicting death, destroying livelihoods and bankrupting economics. As governments big and small push ahead with reopening plans,...
  • Concerns Over Battle Against Air Pollution Losing Traction
    The new Iranian Parliament seemingly has no interest in working on government bills for controlling air pollution, an environmental expert says. Speaking with IRNA, Rouhollah Baqeri added that the...
  • Shiraz-Sharjah Flights Resume
    Direct flights between the southern Iranian city of Shiraz and the Emirati city of Sharjah have resumed after a four-month gap due to the coronavirus pandemic.  
  • Tehran Air Quality Improves
    The residents of Iranian capital inhaled less polluted air in June compared with the same period of last year, although ground ozone still persists among the buoyant particles in the air, Tehran...
  • Deal Worth $51m for Expanding Tehran Public Transport Fleet
    A deal backed by the government worth 10 trillion rials ($51 million) has been signed by Tehran Municipality and Iran Khodro (IKCO) to add 230 buses and minibuses to the capital city’s public...
  • Iranians View Ring of Fire
    The first full day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere brought with it one of nature's spectacular sky shows: an annular solar eclipse.   On Sunday, the new moon orbited between the sun and Earth...
  • Traffic Schemes Fail to Improve Tehran Air Quality
    The resumption of traffic schemes in the capital city of Tehran since June 6 has had close to zero effect on air pollution so far, an official with the Department of Environment said. Mohammad...
  • Tehran Officials Pushing Forward Major Subway Expansion Projects
    Tehran Municipality is pushing forward the expansion of the capital’s subway system, with officials saying that economic headwinds and Covid-19 should not be a pretext for halting the initiative....

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