Infrastructure megaprojects under the government's 2-trillion-baht scheme should focus on connectivity among different transportation systems and develop a single command to ensure efficient coordination and bring about maximum benefits, says an expert.
The newest Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge links Chiang Rai’s Chiang Khong district with Huay Xai in Laos. Constructed at a cost of 1.48 billion baht and funded by the governments of China, Laos and Thailand, it will open late this year. PATTARAPONG CHATPATTARASILL
William McWilliams, a partner in the international consulting firm Grant Thornton, said as the economy grows, the government needs to consider developing an interconnected mass transit system that will result in time-saving and efficiency in terms of moving people from one place to another.
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