Beijing to ban parking at Olympic Games venues – China Daily

From China Daily:

Beijing citizens will not be allowed to park at Olympic venues as part of government plans to discourage the use of private cars during the 2008 Games, local media reported on Monday.

The authorities in China’s capital, which has an official population of 15 million and notoriously congested traffic, are considering a series of measures to keep a significant number of the city’s 3 million cars off the roads during the Olympics.

“Beijing will do its best to reduce the personal use of vehicles during the Olympics,” Beijing News quoted the Beijing Traffic Commission’s deputy director, Liu Xiaoming(Âåó‰∫¨Â∏lj∫§ÈÄö±ÄÂßîÂëò‰ºöÂâ؉∏ª‰ªªÂàòÊôìÊòéÔºâ, as saying. [Full Text]

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