City on wheels

As one of the fastest growing cities in the world, Guangzhou promotes a green transportation policy through an improved bus system and by encouraging cycling. Official China news agency Xinhua tweeted a photo of almost 7,000 bicycles parked in the city, where it is the main mode of transportation for a population of 8.5 million. With bicycle parking and public bicycle sharing available at every station within a Bus Rapid Transit system introduced in 2010, Guangzhou is taking a huge stride in managing its carbon emissions.

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