Blog Tag - Transport & Traffic

R Security Breached at Beijing Airport After Family Smuggles Child onto Flight
Security protocols at Beijing Capital International Airport are being questioned after a passenger was able to bypass all security checks and board a...
R Undercover Police Cracking Down on Beijing Subway Perverts
Being a woman in Beijing can be a downright hostile experience, especially considering the crowded Beijing Metro and its reputation for unwanted...
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 Metro Line 1 and 2 Platform Safety Barriers To Finally Begin Testing
It has been a long time coming, but the final phase of implementing subway platform safety barriers on Beijing's oldest subway lines will take place...
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 ...
8 Beijing Subway Stations Shut as of Today and Through the Weekend, Thanks to OBOR
While we may be getting excited about the benefits (re: blue skies) that the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) Summit (May 14-15) will bring us, we're all...
Spring Arrives Early in Beijing with Peach Blossom Subway Advertisement
While the West prefers to follow the authority of a burrowing rodent, China has its own way of forecasting the end of winter. For Beijing commuters,...
Move Over, Ofo and Mobike: Rent an Electric Car for Just 1RMB Per Hour
Beijing's sharing economy has taken a huge step forward with the recent announcement that some 5,000 electric cars will be available to rent on a...
Great Wall Music Festival Traffic Announcement for Private Vehicles
Just as a heads up, we've heard from the organizers of the Great Wall Music Festival that people going by private transport to the festival should...
Spring Festival Meltdown: Man Faints When Parents Arrange Date for Him
Chloroform, blunt force trauma to the back of the head, roofies... these methods of rendering someone unconscious can now add one more to its list:...
Drivers Back on the Hook as Major Source of Bad Air
With the constant focus on PM 2.5 as the main culprit behind Beijing's air pollution woes, it was inevitable that differing opinions would arise...
Many Beijingers have found a temporary solution to the problem of finding taxis via the Didi Dache or Yaoyao Zhaoche apps available for various...
The Local Local Challenge: Week Two
It was obvious from the first week of the Local Local Challenge that I needed some help. Throughout my time in Beijing I have been lucky enough to...