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Metro Line 17 close to test runs starting

CONSTRUCTION on Metro Line 17 will finish by the end of the year, when test runs will take place. Making the announcement yesterday, Zhao Huiqin, Party secretary of Qingpu District, also said each station ...

November 17, 2017, Friday

City faces 2 days of poor air quality

SHANGHAI will encounter short-term moderate to heavy pollution today and tomorrow due to poor diffusion conditions and pollutants transferred from out of the city. According to Shanghai Environmental ...

November 7, 2017, Tuesday

Misbehaving taxi and bus firms to be downgraded on system

CHERRY picking passengers and refusing to comply with inspections are the major causes behind 15 local taxi and bus or coach companies being downgraded in the third quarter this year, the city’s transportation ...

November 3, 2017, Friday

Underground is way to go for the city

SHANGHAI Metro is building a 174-kilometer underground railway and says that 2 million square meters of underground space will be used for the Metro system, including stations and a business complex. Liu ...

November 2, 2017, Thursday

Shanghai is No. 4 in the world for air passenger throughput figures

SHANGHAI’S two airports have between them become the biggest air hub in China, the transport commission announced. Passenger throughput of Pudong and Hongqiao airports totaled 106 million in 2016, ranking ...

November 1, 2017, Wednesday

Now cars can fill up with biodiesel

FIRST the buses. Now the cars. Transport is getting ever greener in the city. Now private vehicles are able to run on a mixture of biodiesel fuels following more than 100 buses already on Shanghai roads ...

October 31, 2017, Tuesday

Tickets are old hat on the maglev now

INSTEAD of using a transportation card or a paid ticket, as of yesterday passengers taking Shanghai’s maglev can simply scan a QR code on their mobile phone — even without Internet access. Shanghai Metro ...

October 31, 2017, Tuesday

The bright yellow taxi that’s in big demand

THE yellow seven-passenger minivans operated by Qiangsheng Taxi Co have been so popular since they hit the streets last month that demand for the service exceeds supply. The minivans, manufactured by ...

October 23, 2017, Monday

Cool, cloudy, dry all week

TYPICAL autumn weather conditions — cool and dry — are forecast for the week. Yesterday, Shanghai was in the grip of windy conditions. Typhoon Lan, which intensified in the Pacific on its path toward ...

October 23, 2017, Monday

New expressway to be built in north district

SHANGHAI will build a new east-west thoroughfare in northern district of Baoshan with elevated and ground traffic to help to ease congestion in downtown. The Changjiang Road W. Expressway project, which ...

October 20, 2017, Friday


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