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Traffic snarls in capital Dhaka cost $4.6 billion a year in lost time, fuel and health consequences, among other elements, says the UN Development Programme (UNDP).
That is the annual income of over a million citizens but many people felt they had no choice but to commute by cars and scooters, since public transport seemed too unreliable, UNDP says in its 2015-16 Results Report.
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