Traffic Congestion In Dhaka City

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This research paper is part of my course requirement Eng105 that was assigned to me for this fall semester 2007.The research paper is based on the most happening concern of Dhaka city- Traffic congestion. The research paper titled “Alternatives to control traffic jams in Dhaka city” is done with the constant help and sincere contribution of many people. First of all I would take this platform to thank my Course instructor Ms. Melissa Hussain; she had been a constant support and directed us the various steps that are required in completion of this project. Next the people who patiently corresponded to my questionnaire and also showed a great interest to my research work. The North South University librarian, who tried
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Encouraging people to use public transport and minimize personal car usage would result in a reduction of vehicle number in the city. A necessary step towards solving this problem would be to construct more flyovers and widen the existing roads. The best option that will definitely reduce the congestion on the roads by introducing an underground subway train like METRO in Kolkata. If our next door neighbor can come up with a subway tramp than Bangladesh should also give a try to invest in building a new way of transportation.


Certain areas interested me to do a detail research and analysis on finding the alternatives for reducing the traffic congestion in Dhaka city. The areas that included for my detail study is:

1) The cause for traffic jam
As I’ve mentioned that this research paper mains at focusing on the cause, effect and alternative to reduce traffic jams in Dhaka city. The major cause for the traffic jam is believed to be due to reasons such as slow moving rickshaw, huge vehicles on the busy road and the mismanagement of the traffic control department.

2) The main reasons why still it is continuing to take place
The main reason that Dhaka people said for the continuation of the traffic jam problem is due to the absence of a different management to solely control the Dhaka city’s traffic jam.

3) The experts or common people’s view
On being asked about the opinion, majority