Chronic traffic leading to higher socio-economic costs in Yangon

Ma Win Win starts getting ready for work at 6am sharp each day. By 6.30am she’s already at the bus stop waiting to board the two-hour long ride to her office downtown. It’s a long ride but she has no choice, as traffic in the morning is almost always at a standstill. With fewer cars […]

City development takes time

Even a light shower can flood the streets in Yangon. Aside from the drainage, residents also face issues with power shortages, broken pavements, traffic jams, poor waste management, homelessness and stray dogs – to name but a few. These urban woes are not specific to Yangon, but cities across the country are dealing with a […]