Sunday, January 31, 2016

北京拥堵费征收暂无时间表

搜狐滚动: "疏散人流密集区域已经在进行之中,相关部门应该将如何提高人们乘坐公共交通工具出行的意识放在首位。在张久民看来,提供更多的免费交通工具不失为一剂良方。"

Monday, January 25, 2016

Major boost for public transport

Shanghai Daily: "The city will improve public transportation this year by increasing bus service on one of the busiest roads in the city’s downtown area and building more Metro lines, said Shanghai Mayor Yang Xiong yesterday.

As part of an effort to make Shanghai a “City of Public Transport,” construction will start this year on the medium-capacity project (traffic system with hourly capacity of 15,000 passengers) along Yan’an Road, Yang told the local legislative body in his annual report."

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Chinese Cities Most at Risk from Rising Sea Levels

ChinaFile: "“Roughly a quarter of the world’s people who live on land at risk from 4C warming are living in China. That is more that twice as many as who live on vulnerable land in Europe and the U.S. combined,” said Climate Central’s lead scientist, Benjamin Strauss.

“The Shanghai region by itself has more than 20 million people living on land that could be lost,” he added."

Saturday, January 16, 2016

China - 17 million more cars added to roads in 2014. Externalities: 7.5% of GDP.

The total social cost of Beijing’s dependence on motorised transport, including congestion and air pollution, is estimated at 7.5–15.0% of GDP. China added 17 million new cars in 2014
alone. In the United States, work by the New Climate Economy (NCE) demonstrates that urban sprawl costs over US$1 trillion per annum, including US$400 billion in costs to the public purse and more than US$600 billion in costs related to private vehicle use.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

山西潞城市开通免费公交方便市民出行

山西频道: "人民网潞城1月7日电 2015年12月26日,山西长治市潞城利达公司开通免费公交,此举标志着潞城市市区步入了公共交通免费时代,潞城市民从此将享受到便捷免费公共交通服务。

本次开通的免费公交线路是红1路和蓝1路,线路为环线对开,全程13公里,运行8辆新能源环保公交车,试运行期间为方便群众乘车,在站点安装全新线路指示牌,并广泛征集意见和建议,经总结梳理后,完善相关措施,弥补工作不足,为免费公交的正式开通奠定坚实基础。

截止目前,长治公交已有三个分公司承担当地的免费公交服务,分别是长治县、长子、潞城利达公司。(郭星星)"



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Sunday, January 3, 2016

米兰也闹雾霾 圣诞节后全面禁车

Corriere.it: "滴雨不降,雾霾“闹心”。尽管米兰市政府为了治理空气污染,出台了1.5欧元单程票可全天无限次使用的措施,其使上周六旅客人次上升11%,但污染指数仍高居不下。正因此,米兰市政府交通事务负责人马兰称“当局或考虑在下周采取市内全面禁车的措施”。下周米兰将进入假日模式,生活节奏也将变缓,但马兰指出,“今后两周天气情况仍未好转”。如届时必须出台禁车措施,那么“措施范围必须十分广泛,这样才能起到效果”。"

Thursday, December 17, 2015

哈尔滨:遇重污染天气公共交通将免费-新华网

哈尔滨:遇重污染天气公共交通将免费-新华网: "新华网哈尔滨12月12日电(记者强勇)哈尔滨市政府近日发布《哈尔滨市重污染天气应急预案》并予以实施,其中规定,当大气污染程度为一级预警时,城市公共交通全部免费乘坐,并实行错时上下班。

  为提高重污染天气应对能力,哈尔滨市政府成立了重污染天气应急指挥部,分别设立了四级、三级、二级和一级预警。其中,一级预警污染程度最高,预测未来72小时持续出现严重污染。"