Friday, Zhongguancun karma Street The motor vehicle block the bike lanes. The reporter Ren Fengtao photo advocate green travel,
Recently, Beijing trotted out policies to encourage bicycle travel, has to pilot the increase in focus Avenue bike lanes and government-led public bike rental. In the last week, the reporter visited the bicycle lanes and public bike rental, and learned that the green travel promotion is still facing a lot of resistance.
car clogging up bike lanes
beginning of this year, Beijing issued Reform Commission published the “Beijing” 12th five energy saving National Plan of Action “, the proposed focus on the city’s Main Street, historical and cultural protection areas and the business center area region to the establishment of bicycle lanes, and enhance the capacity of public transport. Subsequently, in order to improve the cycling environment, Zhongguancun West for the first time to increase bicycle lanes.
Yesterday, the reporter in the Zhongguancun area visits learned that the bicycle lanes in the region, while the rider’s “Love Lane”, is also faced with vehicle parking is difficult, motor vehicle Dulu serious .
Komatsu is a courier for a logistics company, has been responsible for the delivery of the Zhongguancun area three years. Due to work, he often ride in the region between the incoming mail, the riding position of the region is also very understanding. Last Friday, the reporter accompanied the trip and feel the current situation of the lanes.
8:00 am, Zhongguancun, Haidian North Second Street, west to east direction, Komatsu cycling sending pieces to the Ding Hao Electronics City. In more than 10 meters wide on both sides of the road, each paragraph is a white metal fence, separated bicycle lanes and two meters wide. Although the peak hours, perhaps due to cold weather, road cycling is not much, all the way down very smoothly. “With the fence, cyclists do not have to worry about the pedestrian and the car suddenly cut in, and felt very at ease.” Komatsu said happily.
12:30, Komatsu one hour for lunch and rest time, he parked the car at random in the motor vehicle road, sidewalk, beside her a dozen same stop crooked bike, sidewalk bicycle parking accounted for one third of the width. Komatsu reflect the surrounding bicycle parking area is less, in order to save time, we had the car a temporary speed bump at the roadside.
19:00, the darkening sky, e-merchants of the city are starting to shut down, this section also Komatsu every day riding the most difficult time. Top Electronics south of doors west, Komatsu along the bicycle lanes “return”, the way they encountered a variety of hindered. This reporter saw the alley intersection of karma Street intersection, the Orioles room even Haidian Street, the main road, the motor vehicles of different types of bike paths intersection blocked, leaving only less than half a meter wide gap, pedestrians need to sideways Komatsu only about to escape, not back when you pay attention to the motor vehicle approaching from behind.
occupied bicycle lanes will be punished
yesterday, the Beijing Transit Authority Haidian Management Department, responsible person responded that the set up for the bike lanes to protect the right of way of the bicycle and safety of residents and travel facilitation to a certain extent, this lane area residents. However, in the bicycle lane, negative phenomena Luantingluanfang bicycles and motor vehicles, motor vehicle occupied by bicycle lanes, Dulu Transit Authority will join the traffic control department to increase on account of illegal parking of motor block bike lanes punishment of the car. While taking advantage of the surrounding reasonable resources to open a free bike parking spots, parking for the convenience of bicycle travel and safety protection.
■ Public Rent a bike
Public Bicycle Rental return is not easy
It is understood that the since last October. Beijing, respectively, in the mouth of the Northeast of Chaoyang District Chaoyang Gate subway station, Quintiles International Building, south side, west of the Blue Island Building construction of three pilot bike rental, residents holding a valid identity card real name to apply the experience card. Yesterday, reporters learned in the west of the Blue Island Building bicycle rental points, the experience card minimum stored value of 210 yuan, 200 yuan as a bike deposit, the $ 10 prepaid rent. Rider car rental within 24 hours, can be rented for free, if the bike was restored time beyond one day, you need to pay the rent of 10 yuan.
“I work in the Western Isle, a day to work on Rent a bike rented from Blue Island Building need Chaoyangmen subway exit the car even more to walk more than 10 minutes to get to the company, is still far if you can build several rental points like the passers-by Mr. Wang said.parked a few bike rental points in the Temple of Heaven East Gate subway station, the bicycle parking station. It is understood that the rental point has not yet put into use.
Bicycle Rental cares not much
public bike rental points in the Chaoyang District, west side of the Blue Island Building, it was asked, many residents around do not know public bike rental, rental of public bicycles, psychologically, it is still difficult to accept.
reporter noted that the lease there are a total of 20 bicycle parking spaces are set to have a swipe card reader, swipe card reader is set on the “by car”, “car” and “abnormal” three sensor lights. Most of the day of the interview, the reporter saw the bike to idle most of the lease point, a handful of the renter.
from the west side of Blue Island Building lease 10 meters away, some bicycles scattered on a tree around from time to time, was pushing his bike to leave. Rider Liu said public bike rental reservations, “I think that is not worth to pay a deposit of 200 yuan, in case you lose the supposed? An almost buy a bike, there is no more expensive than this, might as well ride car to work, do not worry about time-out would not have to go to the car to worry about in which rental points. “
many residents reflect public bicycle in terms of design should focus on the humane. “You see, these bikes do not have a car basket, can not store items; seat, not children travel together; models is relatively large, bad ride for some women.” Resident Sharon concluded that
rental points in the Chaoyang Gate subway station, the staff responsible for leasing introduced, said the department a total of over 20 vehicles, pilot free distribution of more than 300 experience card, but not many people come to car rental Rent a bike is a good deal, but the present day can only be rented out for twelve fewer people encounter weekend rental. days warm, and perhaps hire people more. “
public bike rental network will gradually improve
Beijing Municipal Committee of the responsible person responded that the current public bicycle rental service is still in the pilot run, the county is the actual situation, the installation and operation of the lease pilot.
According to the plan, five years, the city be completed by 1000 public bike rental points, the size and network of 50,000 bike rental, six districts of the city city of deposit and withdrawal, suburban county districts and counties within the pass deposit and withdrawal, so that the public bicycle rental green travel mode to become residents of the main travel way.
Chaoyang District, Municipal Committee of the relevant responsible person responded that currently the site of the Temple of Heaven East Gate subway station to set up a public bicycle rental points, due to the site at the larger flow, such as the altar East Gate station, the current are public bike rental system upgrade. Site less, the hirer is also relatively small, recently, the public bicycle rental department is considering to increase the propaganda of the green travel, green public bicycle travel more convenient. “
■ experts say
bicycle right of way should focus on protection
CPPCC members in Beijing, Lian Yuming, Beijing International City Development Research Institute, said in the governance of traffic congestion problems, simply limited to cars and limit line is not enough, the bike as a “green travel” representatives should be in the public transport system as a continuation of rail transit and bus, the main measures to resolve two points.
He believes that the first should be in government guidance, enterprise operations, accelerate the development of construction and planning of public bicycle rental outlets under the premise of public oversight. Also recommended the government to the public bicycle rental network construction, bicycle maintenance and updating to provide appropriate financial support to increase the bike rental network coverage, network site.
Secondly, in future urban planning, should strengthen the construction and management of bicycle lanes, the transformation of existing public transportation facilities, increase in bicycle traffic mileage. Zhongguancun area, the practice of bicycle lanes, Lian Yuming said sure, but also made recommendations in his view, must be thoroughly solve the problem of the bicycle path was diverted to stop the illegal occupation of non-motorized vehicles, the heap of objects should be dealt with severely. “Only to protect the bicycle right of way, in order to let back into fashion.”
corporate operational car rental once failed ended
In recent years, due to serious road congestion in Beijing, lower the proportion of bicycles, a satisfaction survey results show, respondents believed that the worst of bicycle travel environment, are not satisfied with rate 39.8%. To improve traffic, the advocate of all green travel, public bike many to try and explore.
in 2006, some enterprises in Beijing spontaneous bicycle rental business. However, due to business conflicts, in addition to rental outlets less, you can not deposit and withdrawal, low proportion of bicycle rental business operations make ends meet, many outlets were forced to close.
last year, October 26, the first government-led bicycle rental project was put into use. In fact, public bicycles have been popular in Western countries. In 1965, Amsterdam, the Netherlands has been a public bike rental, followed by a number of European and American cities to follow. In foreign countries, public bicycle body advertising proceeds are used to maintain the operation of public bicycle.
edition have written newspaper reporter Shu-Ling Zhang Lei Zheng a trainee journalist Liu Xueyu Sun Yanlan
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