Congestion of vehicles is the most familiar day to day crisis for an overpopulated country like Bangladesh.
Let’s hear from Transportation and Safety Expert Dr. Md. Shamsul Hoque what went wrong in the investments done to sort out this problem and what can be done right now to bring back the beat.
Dr. Md. Shamsul Hoque is transportation consultant and safety expert responsible for numerous projects in the booming cities of Bangladesh, Dr. Md. Shamsul Hoque has been extensively involved in wide varieties of civil engineering consultancy and construction projects in Bangladesh including mass transit, road, bridges, flyovers, interchanges, inland container depot (ICD) etc.
A legend in his field, Dr. Hoque has been phenomenal in his efforts to solve the transportation problems of the country. As a Consultant, he has been involved with more than 70 projects so far.
He is the former Director of Accident Research Institute (ARI), former Test-in-Charge, Bureau of Research, Testing and Consultation (BRTC) of Department of Civil Engineering, BUET and Director of Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL).
Currently a professor of the Department of Civil Engineering at BUET, Dr. Hoque obtained his PhD in 1994 from the University of Southampton, UK.
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