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  1. Bicycle not killed off by car craze

    Posted Jan 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in traffic and environmental studies at Beijing Jiaotong University, about a third of urban residents walk when commuting and half still ride a bicycle. The Beijing-based China Bicycle Association says the mainland now has about 500 million bicycles. By the end of last year, China had more than 33 million cars. Speaking at a forum on transport development in Guiyang , Professor Wei said ...

  2. The supply line of a thousand cuts

    Posted Aug 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the capital's fourth ring road. Truck drivers lean hard on their horns. Peasant farmers and small-time traders on pushbikes impatiently rattle their bicycle bells, even though no one can hear. Xinfadi ... a trader who is wheeling his bicycle through the garlic bay, says the crush and bustle in the market does not mean small traders like him are getting rich. The 45-year-old Beijinger, who is dressed ...

  3. Drivers may face congestion charges

    Posted Dec 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the population to the outskirts of the city, building underground bypasses and encouraging people to use bicycles. In a comprehensive package released yesterday for public consultation, the Beijing ... and development in the suburbs should be expedited, the document said. By 2015, more than 50,000 bicycles will be available for rent through services connected to public transportation. Parking fees ...

  4. Teaching civil servants to be civil

    Posted Aug 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daily reported. The training also includes instruction on the need to observe specific rules like staying in bicycle lanes, driving safely and standing in line while waiting for a bus. ...

  5. Man admits to killing Canadian model

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... suspect to be a young man of medium build, who rode a bicycle to near the scene of the crime. Relatives of the victim were previously told images of a suspect were captured by surveillance camera. ...

  6. Beijing makes good start in tackling traffic woes

    Posted Oct 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a solution to the nation's traffic and air pollution problems. People have to be encouraged to be more environmentally conscious in other ways. Road pricing, bicycle lanes, and tax incentives ...

  7. Survival tactics

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Debbie Mason

    ... from laundry services to guided trips to the Great Wall. Bicycle-hire outlets and trinket shops claiming to stock authentic Tibetan artwork have opened the length and breadth of hutong ...

  8. Policy on cars driving people to distraction

    Posted Dec 20th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... adopted the short-sighted policy of boosting car ownership in order to grow gross domestic product at the expense of expanding public transport. In addition to building more highways, bicycle ...

  9. The good life

    Posted Jul 23rd 2010, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... on a bicycle', it prompted the State Administration of Radio, Film and TV (Sarft) to launch an immediate crackdown. Since last month, guests on the dating shows, which are currently the most-watched ...

  10. Visitors spoilt for choice

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... by the Great Wall; cocktails or breakfast by the Tiananmen gate; bicycle tours and events at the Today Art Museum, or in the 798 Art District.' Art is the theme at the Opposite House, ...




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