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Studio interview: Root of Beijing's traffic jams

12-15-2010 08:59 BJT

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Beijing's traffic congestion is now much too serious to be left unattended. In response, municipal officials have started soliciting public opinion on a draft plan designed to solve the problem. A number of the possible new measures quickly caught people's attention. Full Story>>

For more analysis on Beijing's new policies to tackle congestion, we're joined again in the studio by Professor Liu Baocheng, from the University of International Business and Economics.

Q1: Beijing has been introducing new solutions to its traffic jams over the past decade but the situation doesn't seem to be improving. What do you think are the roots of this severe congestion?

Q2: What car users care the most are the fees for parking and congestion. But the government hasn't detailed its move. What should be taken into consideration when charging fees that will have the most direct impact on car users?

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CNTV.CN

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