If ever there were a case for the importance of good urban planning that includes mass transit, this is it: a 62-mile traffic standstill on a road leading to Beijing is now in its ninth day, with individual drivers caught in it for as long as three days.
Are we there yet? A massive traffic jam in China has slowed vehicles to a crawl for nine days near Beijing, local media say.
A traffic jam on China’s Beijing-Tibet Expressway that started nine days ago is still going strong, stretching over 60 miles. Drivers are playing cards on the road, and some have suggested holding concerts to entertain stranded motorists. 60 miles!
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There is a traffic jam in China that has been going on for 9 days. Food vendors are taking advantage of the situation by gouging food prices and the situation is expected to last a month. Score one for America.
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