Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Oh, that explains so much about Beijing traffic

From Xinhua/China Daily:

BEIJING, Dec. 21 (Xinhuanet) -- Today we get caught in hyper congestion, but not in a bit of surprise, for we knew it was coming long ago.

Back in 1995, right after the Chinese government announced a new policy to develop the auto industry as one of the national pillar industries and to promote domestic market for household cars, the World Bank anticipated that traffic congestion would soon become a mega-city woe.

In other words, you knew about the impending doom of Beijing's roadways and chose to do nothing. I believe there's a word to describe people like you:


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