Blog Tag - Beijing Traffic

Horns to Be Mild: Beijing Cracks Down on Car Horns With Automated Noise Detectors
Beijing's noisy streets are set to become a lot quieter as the city begins punishing violators of its rarely-enforced car horn ban through the use of...
Having Paved its Roads with Good Intentions, Beijing Approves First Self-Driving Car Licenses
A week after Baidu CEO Robin Li suggested that commercial use of self-driving technology may arrive sooner than later, the Chinese tech-giant gained...
Throwback Thursday:  The Fastest Way to Get Around Town
Throwback Thursday takes a look back into Beijing's past, using our nine-year-strong blog archives as the source for a glance at the weird and...
Throwback Thursday: When Things Stayed the Same and Industrial Development Took Priority
Throwback Thursday takes a look back into Beijing's past, using our nine-year-strong blog archives as the source for a glance at the weird and...
Capital Punishments and Inconveniences: Beijing Bans Airbnb Bookings, Boosts Security, and More in Advance of 19th Plenum
As important as the 19th Party Plenum will be for the future of China, it will mean weeks of disruptions and inconveniences for Beijing residents....
Yet Another Third Ring Road Sinkhole Causes Traffic Chaos
As has been the trend recently, Beijing's Third Ring Road has once again fallen victim to sinkholes, causing traffic chaos to the city's east ...
Massive Sinkhole Latest Reminder that Beijing is Sinking Into the Ground
A massive sinkhole that opened up on the west side of the North Third Ring Road in Beijing this morning caused headaches for commuters and drivers,...
R Horn Addiction: Beijing to Penalize Excessive Honking Drivers via Automated Detectors
Beijing seeks to put an end to noisy traffic by implementing the city's first-ever automated system that will identify and penalize drivers that...
R Beijing To Enforce Right of Way for Pedestrians By Confusing Drivers with Optical Illusions
Beijing is looking to make its street intersections safer by introducing optical illusions to help convince its drivers to slow down for pedestrians...
Beijing Subway Line 12 to Open in 2020, Promises Transfers of Under 100 Meters
According to Beijing News, Beijing Subway Line 12 is set to open to the public in 2020. The new line will cut through the North Third Ring Road from...
Beijing Becomes "Ghost Town" to Host Belt and Road Summit
Beijing commuters had a tough time getting to work on time Monday morning as traffic restrictions made to accommodate the Belt and Road Summit ...
R Beijing To Stop Red Light Runners By Making Children Dance in the Middle of Traffic
Beijing is hoping to stop commuters from rushing red lights with a new traffic safety campaign that features children dancing in traffic.  One...
Beijing Flooded with Tourists and Tomb Sweepers During Qingming Festival
This past Qingming Festival was busier than ever in Beijing as record numbers of tourists and tomb sweepers caused traffic chaos in the capital....
Did Beijing Seem Empty This Past Week? That's Because 8.48 Million People Left During CNY
After considerably placated attack from firecrackers and fireworks, Beijing seems much quieter than usual – shops and restaurants remain closed, the...
Prepare for Sanlitun Traffic Mayhem this Weekend as City Adjusts Traffic Rules
New traffic restrictions will be introduced this Saturday (Jan 30) in and around Sanlitun in an attempt to end the perpetual traffic jam at the...