Beijing Symposium Shares International Experience in Urban Transport Development: "Guo Jifu, Director of BTRC, initiated the discussion by illustrating the following four transport challenges faced by Beijing, as registered vehicles in the megacity reached 5.2 million in 2012 and its metro system carries 10 million passengers per day.Attention Mr. Guo, make it free and you will get the attention of the public. Do you remember Guangzhou during the Asia games? http://farefreechina.blogspot.tw/2010/12/guangzhou-experience-proves-people-want.html
- Low efficiency of road utilization and severe congestion
- Inadequate public transport capacity
- Funding gap for infrastructure development
- Difficulty in raising public awareness and gaining social acceptance to promote innovative solutions and reforms."
Saturday, August 31, 2013
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Sunday, August 25, 2013
chinadaily.com.cn: " there is a far from sufficient number of public buses. In some newly constructed neighborhoods, there is still no bus line and a new service called "lady motorpad" has emerged, with women driving passengers to and from subway stations that are a long way to walk to and from."
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Wednesday, August 21, 2013
This picture taken on August 19, 2013 shows residents travelling on boats and rafts down a flooded street in Shantou, in southern China's Guangdong province. Picture: AFPGallery: China floods death toll passes 100 | eNCA: "Flooding in the northeast which left 72 people dead was described as "the worst in decades" by state news agency Xinhua, while another 33 people died in the south as a result of the weather, it said citing the ministry of civil affairs."
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