A SUSTAINABLE SOLUTION TO REDUCE ENVIRONMENT POLLUTION
Hanoi metro rail system will use electricity for its operations, therefore, it helps to avoid air pollution that causes negative effect to the living environment. The Metro rail system also
contributes to reduce noise and therefore, helps to improve people’s health. Furthermore, using metro will lead to reduce people’s demand on
parking lot for private vehicles. Thus, the city will have more urban spaces for construction of common places for communities and children such as parks and playgrounds.
A SUSTAINABLE SOLUTION TO DEVELOP SOCIO-ECONOMY
From the macro economical point of view, investment in metro rail systems is a wise investment with many socio-economic benefits. The Hanoi metro rail system will help to boost economic growth of areas locating along the route and help create thousands of new jobs during constructions and operations .
Besides running and operating the metro lines,
metro operators in the world are also being assigned for the management and development land resources alongside the metro lines.
One of the most effective strategies is to build and commercialize shopping centers and malls, create grocery stores and kiosks for sales and lease, and to sell advertising spots
alongside the railways.
Therefore, besides diversifying revenue sources to ensure that the metro tickets will be accessible to all social classes, the metro railway system also helps create jobs for local commuters and significantly contribute in the economic growth of local areas.