Adnan Morshed, Associate Professor of the School of Architecture and Planning, wrote an article about the problems of urbanism.

From: The Daily Star Date: Aug. 22, 2015 Author: Adnan Morshed

Dhaka's road traffic has earned a dubious distinction. The New Republic, a prestigious American magazine, has recently dubbed Dhaka as the "traffic capital of the world."

My colleagues from different parts of the world, who have visited the capital city in recent times, talk about the city's paralyzing road traffic more than anything else. Many feel that the traffic gridlock here offers a vantage point to understand, broadly, the characteristic problems of urban governance in developing economies.

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