Car parking fees will vary according to location. The cost of parking in the downtown area will be higher than elsewhere in the city. Parking lots on the street level will also be more expensive than in underground facilities. The city will be categorized into three zones according to their levels of traffic congestion.
|More than 50,000 parking spaces will be built in downtown Beijing.An additional 200,000 new parking spaces will become available in old residential communities.more than 30,000 parking spaces will be opened at subway stations located outside the Fourth Ring Road.
||More special lanes will be designated for public transport on main roads. By the end of 2011, the construction of special lanes for express buses will be completed in Fushi Road. Nine transportation hubs will be built. The use of school buses and company shuttle buses is encouraged.
||A bicycle sharing system featuring 1,000 sites equipped with more than 50,000 bikes will be completed during the period of the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015). A pilot bicycle sharing program will soon be launched, in which more than 200 sites with 10,000 bikes will open to the public at subway stations along lines No 4, No 5 and Batong.
||The city will start to construct tunnels on eastern and western sections of the Second Ring Road in 2011. There will be five fast lanes with an overall length of 37.3 kilometers, due to be completed by the end of 2012. Two hundred kilometers of new roads will be completed in downtown by the end of 2012.
||Traffic controls according to the last number of a car's license plate - odd or even - will be used on congested roads during rush hours.The use of modern technology, such as teleconferences, will be promoted for the use of government agencies to help ease traffic congestion.A plan on easing congestion will be drafted and updated each year.