A man walks past shared bicycles on a Beijing sidewalk in Beijing on August 3. China on August 3 issued national guidelines governing bike-sharing operations to nurture a new industry credited with spurring a transport revolution while addressing mounting complaints over an accumulation of millions of bikes on city streets. The yellow bicycles are operated by Ofo, while the orange units are operated by Mobike. Photo: AFP

There are 2.4 million rental bicycles in Beijing, and the city says enough is enough

China’s capital city is the 11th city to impose a moratorium on bicycle-renting services, preventing them from putting more vehicles on already chaotic roads.

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A man walks past shared bicycles on a Beijing sidewalk in Beijing on August 3. China on August 3 issued national guidelines governing bike-sharing operations to nurture a new industry credited with spurring a transport revolution while addressing mounting complaints over an accumulation of millions of bikes on city streets. The yellow bicycles are operated by Ofo, while the orange units are operated by Mobike. Photo: AFP
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