27 May '16, 2pm

China mulls congestion charge, quotas in Beijing for emission, traffic woes

China mulls congestion charge, quotas in Beijing for emission, traffic woes

John Voelcker 82 views May 27, 2016 Follow John Add to circle Beijing smog Enlarge Photo Since the 1950s, California has been a global leader in efforts to limit and then eliminate emissions from motor vehicles. But with hazardous and choking air pollution in its major cities, not to mention traffic jams to rival any in the world, China may prove to be the Golden State's equal—and perhaps even surpass it in regulating vehicles and their operation. The latest foray is a long-term plan to impose a congestion charge on all vehicles entering the capital city of Beijing, possibly including a lottery to determine when those vehicles could legally be driven within the city. DON'T MISS: China To Phase Out Electric-Car Subsidies By 2021, Let 'Market Decide' According to a story on Bloomberg News two days ago, Beijing's city legislature has asked its government to draw up details of...

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