Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Changning, China: Free Transit takes 10,000 vehicles off the road

Thanks to the free public buses, the number of passengers have increased from 10,000 to 50,000 per day, squeezing the survival space for illegal transportation. Meanwhile, transportation authorities have estimated that the number of private vehicles (including cars and motorcycles) on the road have dropped by 10,000 units per day.

The reduction in traffic flows, according to the local authorities, could help Changning city cut some 30,000 liters of fuel consumption per day. Economic Observer

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