Week in Brief

Week in Brief 31.08.2018

5000 bicycles are now available for renting in four districts of Tehran downtown, encouraging residents to ride green. Bike-sharing is relatively new in Tehran. Previously, Tehran Municipality offered free of charge renting bikes next to […]


Startups to reduce traffic in Tehran

Donya-e-Eghtesad writes that Tehran municipality has introduced 32 start-ups which plan on reducing traffic and air pollution by reducing inner city travel by 10%. These start-ups are active in urban transportation, household shopping as well […]

Financial Sector

Tehran Subway needs 2000 new cars

Line 7 of Tehran Metro which began operations in April, right before the presidential elections; ceased operations in November on orders from Tehran’s new Mayor due to incomplete safety systems. In an interview with Ali […]

Financial Sector

Week in Brief 19.01.2018

How often should we blacken our header following a national disaster, I don’t know; but on the first anniversary of Plasco Building Fire, Sanchi, an Iranian oil tanker exploded thousands of kilometers away from the […]

Week in Brief

Iran Economy in Brief – No.94

Stop cutting trees Iran Newspaper reports that three executives from the Tehran Municipality, District One, were charged with cutting down 69 trees in Valiasr Street and fired. Even though cutting down trees is grounds for […]


Who is Tehran’s new mayor?

Mohammadali Najafi was assigned as the Mayor of Tehran by official decree of the Ministry of Interior. Mr. Najafi is one of an experienced manager in post-revolution Iran. In 1981 and at 30 years of […]

Week in Brief

Iran Economy in Brief – No. 76

A light was turned off Professor Maryam Mirzakhani, the first and only female winner of the most prestigious prize in mathematics, Fields Medal, passed away on 14 July at the age of 40. Mirzakhani was […]

Week in Brief

Iran Economy in Brief – No.68

Everyone, everything against Tehran Municipality! The Head of the Road, Housing and Urban Development Research Center, Mohammad Shekarchizadeh, calls the construction of high-rise buildings by Tehran municipality, a violation of regulations: “In 2007, the Supreme […]


Tehran Municipality Earns Less Money

The recession in the housing market and the loss of demand for new construction in Tehran has led to lower income for the municipality of Tehran. This recession can also have a negative impact on […]