The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) met with Phnom Penh municipal authorities last month to present the first stage of a “master plan” for the construction of a much-needed public transport system for the capital. Masato Koto, chief of mission for JICA’s transportation planning group in Phnom Penh, said he met with municipal governor Pa Socheat Vong on June 21 to present the results of a preliminary study, conducted over the past year, for a new transportation network. “We are going to propose not only public transport but also road and traffic management including traffic-demand management and commodity
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