Home / World

A smarter way to commute

By Zhu Jin | China Daily | Updated: 2013-08-24 08:12

To make commuting convenient and comfortable for people in cities, authorities have to develop an intelligent transport system

The average time people in Beijing take to commute to work is 52 minutes. In Guangzhou, they take 48 minutes and in Shanghai, 47 minutes. These are the findings of a recent Chinese Academy of Sciences survey.

However, there are people who spend more than an hour to get to work. For example, Zhang Gong, who works for a commercial bank in Beijing, spends three hours a day to commute to and from work. Little wonder, he dreams of a public transport system that would shorten his commute time.

A smarter way to commute

Today's Top News

Editor's picks

Most Viewed

Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349