Fewer Cars, More Mobility: Can Carsharing Work in China?

In response to China’s rapidly increasing vehicle population, the first carsharing operators are entering the Chinese market to complement the range of alternatives to car ownership. From the emergence of such services in 2009 until…

Fewer Cars, More Mobility: Can Carsharing Work in China?

In response to China’s rapidly increasing vehicle population, the first carsharing operators are entering the Chinese market to complement the range of alternatives to car ownership. From the emergence of such services in 2009 until…

Urban Transport Development Forum – Day 1 – Sustainable Urban Transport Policy

Learning from international experience in urban transport policy and discussing their relevance for Chinese cities was the main topic of the Urban Transport Development Forum in Beijing. The forum was organised by the Chinese Ministry…

Parking in Chinese Cities: From Congestion Challenge to Sustainable Transport Solution

Car owners all over the world know the frustration that parking can cause, but in China where illegal parking is common this frustration extends to other transport users as cars take over sidewalks, pedestrian squares,…

Transport said to be responsible for one-third of PM2.5 pollution in Beijing

Thick haze regularly envelopes Beijing and receives high attention within public debates and the media. Major contributors to bad air quality in the capital are particulate matter – tiny pieces of solid matter suspended in…

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