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Archive: April 2016

Cam Gianotti - Blog 6: Traffic of Dhaka: An Overview of a Daily Commute

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As I reflect upon my internship in Dhaka, Bangladesh- one of the memories that stands out to me the most was the city's traffic and how this influenced my daily commute to and from the office.  Due to Dhaka's population density, the lack of transportation infrastructure, and the differing speeds between auto-rickshaws, bicycles, buses, trucks, cars, and bicycle-rickshaws.. my daily commute could take between twenty-five minutes to two and a half hours depending on traffic and conjestion.