And You Thought Your Commute Sucked

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 0 Comments



WSJ:

A 60-mile traffic jam near the Chinese capital could last until mid-September, officials say.

Traffic has been snarled along the outskirts of Beijing and is stretching toward the border of Inner Mongolia ever since roadwork on the Beijing-Tibet Highway started Aug. 13. The following week, parts of a major road circling Beijing were closed, further tightening overburdened roadways.

Chinese state media said today that if the current rate 2000 car sales a day keeps up, average driving speed through Beijing could end up at 9 MPH. 9! Wait until they figure out how to institute a replica of the SFPark parking system on their clogged highways. It's genius!

Jr Deputy Accountant

Some say he’s half man half fish, others say he’s more of a seventy/thirty split. Either way he’s a fishy bastard.

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