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August 12th, 2014
Beijing Looking to Become a Leader in Sustainable Transport Among Chinese Cities

Fueled by rapid motorization and urbanization, adverse impacts from the growing urban transport sector in Beijing are looming large. Looking ahead, preparing the city for five million additional residents by 2020 and simultaneously promoting economic growth, providing safe and efficient accessibility, and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and air pollution presents huge challenges and opportunities for city leaders. Sustainable transport can contribute to each of these targets, helping establish Beijing as a leader in healthy, people-centered urbanization. To that end, improving quality of life through new transport initiatives – especially reducing air pollution and traffic congestion – is a top priority in Beijing’s new “Work Plan for Vehicle Emission Control 2013 – 2017.” Read more via 3BL Media