Subway building boom

09:51, December 08, 2010      

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Guangzhou city in South China's Guangzhou Province will invest over 100 billion yuan ($15.05 billion) on subway construction over the next five years, equal to the total investment of the past 18 years, the city's deputy mayor Gan Xin was quoted by the Guangzhou Daily as saying yesterday.

"The restrictions on car use during Asian Games were not the key to solving traffic jams, (rather) strengthening public transportation is the long term strategy," Gan said.

Source: Global Times

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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