Beijing Public Transport Company: Facing the 21st Century

by Wenzhi Zhao, Beijing Public Transport Grp., Ltd., Beijing, China,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Urban Public Transportation Systems: Implementing Efficient Urban Transit Systems and Enhancing Transit Usage

Abstract: As the major operator of Beijing conventional surface public transportation, the Beijing Public Transport Group Company, Ltd. (BPTC) provides services not only to the urban and suburban area but also some long distance transport to nearby provinces. Rapid growth in population and private automobile use has worsened the traffic condition in the Beijing region. The general public realizes that public transportation can improve traffic congestion and improve efficiency. The BPTC recognizes the important responsibility it bears for resolving key public transport issues and has strategically prioritized its future activities to meet the challenges of the 21st Century.

Subject Headings: Public transportation | Traffic congestion | Transportation management | Automobiles | Suburbs | Population projection | China | Asia | Beijing

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