Chinese Traffic Jam Extends 60 Miles and Nine Days

August 23, 2010 by  
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If ever there were a case for the importance of good urban planning that includes mass transit , this is it: a 62-mile traffic standstill on a road leading to Beijing is now in its ninth day , with individual drivers caught in it for as long as three days. The cause of the jam — beyond the skyrocketing number of drivers in China — is heavy use of the route, the Beijing-Tibet expressway, by trucks bringing construction supplies into Beijing.

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Chinese Traffic Jam Extends 60 Miles and Nine Days

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