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Reporter: Outcome of traffic control measures

10-12-2010 10:33 BJT Special Report: Guangzhou Asian Games |

To tell us more, our reporter Qu Shang joins us on the phone from Guangzhou. Hello, Qu Shang.

Q1: How would you describe the city transport in Guangzhou after the Golden Week holiday? Do we see many traffic jams?

Q2: We know that in Guangzhou, measures have been taken to control traffic for the upcoming Asia Games. How have these measures been working during the past weeks?

Backgrounder:

Traffic improved for Asian Games

In south China's Guangzhou, where the 16th Asian Games will be held in November, various measures are being implemented to better control traffic.

During the event, cars will be allowed on roads only on certain days that correspond to numbers on their license plate. Instead of driving, citizens are encouraged to take buses, subways and other public transportation. Free public transportation is being provided in the city during this the games. Other methods being used to improve the flow of traffic in the city include the construction of Bus Rapid Transit system and deploying special shuttles.

 

Editor:James |Source: CNTV

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