Tehran News

  • Doubts Over Tehran Water Quality Dismissed
    The quality of piped water in Tehran is monitored with the help of 400 online systems, all of which comply with the World Health Organization standards, the head of Quality Control Department in...
  • TCC Criticizes Small Budget for Tehran’s Public Transportation
    Tehran Municipality will receive 8.3 trillion rials ($27.6 million) in the next fiscal year (starting March 2022) for streamlining the metropolis's public transportation, which is insufficient for...
  • Tehran Metro Plan for Linkup With Satellite Cities Remains on Pause
    Providing decent public transportation services to Tehran’s satellite cities has long been a concern of urban managers, as the population in these cities is growing steadily. Urban officials have...
  • Clean Air Still Elusive in Tehran
    Air quality monitoring stations around the capital city show residents took a heavier breath in November compared with October and the corresponding month of last year. Charts regularly published...
  • Tehran Metro Expansion Gains Steam
    Three stations will come on stream in the under-construction Line 7 of Tehran Metro by the end of the current fiscal year (March 2022), the head of Tehran Metro Company said. According to Ali Emam...
  • 110 New Buses Join Tehran Fleet
    In an effort to ease mobility in the capital city, 110 new buses have been added to Tehran’s public transportation fleet. According to Mojtaba Shafiei, the deputy head of Transportation and ...
  • Tough Times for Tehran Metro
    Tehran Metro Company, the executive entity for the capital’s subway network, is in the red, owing the local banking system 370 trillion rials ($1.33 billion), while still needing funds to overhaul...
  • Tehran Air Gets Cleaner in Oct.
    The Iranian capital’s residents inhaled less polluted air in October compared with the same period of last year, data from Tehran Municipality show. Charts regularly published by Tehran Air...
  • 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...

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