Gallery: Chinese City of Guangzhou To Limit New Car Ownership Via Lotte...

 

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The idea that China’s roads are mostly populated by bicycles is unfortunately a fading concept. In many major Chinese cities, traffic congestion is a massive problem, and cities like Shanghai and Beijing suffering heavy air pollution as a result. However, the Chinese city of Guangzhou has decided to take action by limiting car registrations through a license plate lottery. While it will likely cut down on air pollution, the move has also raised concerns about fairness.

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