Tehran News

  • TM Plans to Level Up Tehran Public Transportation Fleet
    Covid-19 concerns in public vehicles, decrepit transport fleet and increasing air pollution in Tehran have made it necessary to upgrade and expand the city's public transportation fleet. In a...
  • Taxi Repairs, Upgrades on Tehran Municipality Agenda
    Taxi Management and Supervision Organization, affiliated to Tehran Municipality, has started paying financial aid to cab drivers for repairs and installation of electronic payment system....
  • Tehran Ozone Pollution Wanes
    Air quality monitoring stations in the Tehran metropolis showed that its residents inhaled more clean air in September compared to a month ago, as ozone pollution waned.  According to Tehran Air...
  • Illegal Wells, Excessive Groundwater Use Causing Land Subsidence in Tehran
    The annual land subsidence in Tehran Province is reportedly 36 centimeters, especially in its southern plains, which is the result of excessive groundwater extraction from underground aquifers, the...
  • Tehran Metro Renovation Underway
    Tehran Urban and Suburban Railway Company is renovating subway trains to quickly optimize the environmentally friendly mode of transportation before the likely opening of schools in October....
  • Tehran Residents Spend 1.5b Hours Annually in Traffic
    Over nine million residents in the capital city of Tehran squander an average of 31 minutes per day in traffic, amounting to 4.65 million hours per day and more than 1.5 billion hours per year, CEO...
  • Smart Meters Help Cut Tehran Water Consumption in Agro Sector
    The installation of 3,000 smart electricity meters on agricultural wells in Tehran Province has helped curb annual water consumption by 35 million cubic meters, the provincial water company’s...
  • 800 Projects to Help Develop Tehran Water Supply Network
    A total of 800 projects worth $450 million are underway to help develop the sprawling capital Tehran’s water supply grid, managing director of Tehran Province’s Water and Wastewater Company said...
  • 500 Buses to Join Tehran Fleet
    By March 2022, 500 buses will join the fleet of the capital city Tehran, as part of efforts to improve the city's transportation system. According to Jafar Tashakkori, chairman of Tehran City...
  • Tehran Air Cleaner in August
    Air quality control stations in the capital city of Tehran have recorded better air quality in August compared to the year-ago month.  According to charts published by Tehran Air Quality Control...
  • Sealing of Illegal Wells Helps Prevent Groundwater Depletion
    More than 80 illegal water wells were sealed during the fifth month of the current Iranian year (July 23-Aug. 22) in Tehran Province, preventing the annual discharge of more than 2 million cubic...
  • Tehran Eyes Metro Expansion
    Authorities in Tehran are working hard to overcome obstacles in the way of subway construction to provide people with a more efficient and environmentally friendly mode of transit. On Tuesday,...
  • Potable water consumption in Tehran has surpassed 500 million cubic meters since the beginning of the current fiscal year (March 2021-22) while precipitation has declined by at least 40% in the...
  • Tehran’s 1st Floating Solar sFarm Becomes Operational
    The first floating solar farm in Tehran became operational in the South Wastewater Treatment Plant, the head of project control office in the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Company (Satba...
  • Subway Needs $52m to Reach Southwest Tehran District
    Tehran Metro’s extension to Eslamshahr, a working district in the southwest, requires 13 trillion rials ($52 million), one of the county’s municipal officials said.  According to Reza Qasemi, 3.6...
  • 98% of Tehran Province Linked to Gas Network
    More than 98% of the population in Tehran Province have access to natural gas, managing director of the provincial gas company said. “In the last Iranian year [March 2020-21], Tehran Gas Company...
  • Water Rationing Not an Option in Tehran
    There are no plans to announce restrictions on water use this summer in Tehran Province, the head of Tehran Water and Wastewater Company said. "The company has forecast water consumption to soar...
  • Ozone Pollution Blights Tehran
    With the beginning of the hot season, the concentration of ground level ozone is on the rise in Tehran, Tehran Municipality’s data show. According to charts published by Tehran Air Quality Control...
  • Foreign Investments in Tehran Reach $1.2b in Fiscal 2020-21
    Tehran Province attracted $1.2 billion of foreign investments in the form of 27 contracts during the last fiscal year (ended March 20, 2021), according to Farzaneh Dehnadi, the head of Economic and...
  • Tehran Subway Opens 2 Stations
    Two subway stations in Line 6 and 7 of Tehran Metro were inaugurated on Thursday to speed up the development of traffic-free, green means of transportation. The stations were inaugurated by...
  • More Pleasant Air Quality Dominates Tehran in May
    The residents of Iranian capital inhaled less polluted air in May compared with the same period of last year, Tehran Air Quality Control Company’s data show. However, charts published by TAQCC...
  • IoT Lab Launched in Tehran
    An IoT (internet of things) laboratory has been established in the University of Tehran’s Tech Park to accelerate the domestic tech sector’s growth. Meysam Yousefi, an official with the Tech Park...
  • Tehran Disability Friendlier
    Urban managers in Tehran are more socially conscious and upgrading urban infrastructure and services to meet the requirements of physically-impaired people. According to Hamshahri Online, Mohammad...
  • Power Outages Begin in Tehran
    With the onset of summer and rising power consumption rise in the capital, sporadic power cuts have started in Tehran, Alborz and Qom provinces, the spokesman for the Iran Power Generation,...
  • Tehran Metro’s Line 10 Phase Requires Nearly $430 Million
    The first phase of Tehran Metro’s Line 10, which runs across the western part of the capital city, needs 97 trillion rials ($429.2 million), the CEO of Tehran Metro Company said.  During a...

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