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Big Talks:Observations of 40 Years of China's Transport Development

Li Shenglin: Transforming the transport industry to a modern service i ...

Having personally experienced the pain of getting boat tickets in his youth, Li Shenglin,former minister of transportation from 2005 to 2012, understands perfectly the need for improving service quali ...

Jose Luis Irigoyen: ​China’s experience engaging World Bank in buildin ...

In building the national express ways system, China had a clear understanding of its economic importance, first linking the east, and then extending the linkage into the west to give the region the sa ...

Sam Zimmerman: Building “People Centric” Transport in Urumqi, an Examp ...

My first impression of transport in urban China in the early 2000s was that there was too much an emphasis on building new highways and expanding existing ones.

Martha Lawrence: Guiyang-Guangzhou High-speed Rail benefiting all inco ...

My first mission in China was in 2014, and I was coming to the Guiyang-Guangzhou railway project. I was completely blown away by the scale of the project.

Weng Mengyong: Dredging the Deepwater Channel at the Yangtze River Est ...

“At that time, different opinions on the governance of the Yangtze River Estuary were held by academics, but they finally reached agreement in scientific and technological project under the 'Eighth Fi ...

Zhou Haitao: Planning the National Backbone Highways

“We were worried that inaccurate judgments and conclusions could lead to incorrect planning for such a plan spanning three decades, which would be a major crime for the development of highway traffic ...

Feng Maorun: Building Great Bridges

China's bridges have been built with scale and speed unprecedented in the past 20 years, with an average of 20,000 new bridges being finished each year. This figure excludes the 5,000 bridges on the n ...