2014-09-13

CUSTReC submitted policy recommendations

CUSTReC submitted policy recommendations to the State Council on promoting urban green travel-reducing air pollution and traffic congestion.

Co-funded by the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) and the European Commission, CUSTReC, as the implementation unit, has organized a team of leading experts at home and abroad to launch the special policy study project Promoting Urban Green Travel.

Premier LI Keqiang received and listened to a brief report made by the project co-leader. Minister ZHOU Shengxian of the Ministry of Environmental Protection also gave the project results a high evaluation.

A set of policy recommendations were submitted to the State Council, including issuing the Implementation Outline of China’s Urban Green Travel, Policy Guidelines for the Rational Use of Vehicles and Road Space, implementing a series of Demonstration Projects Promoting Urban Green Travel, as well as ensuring cross ministry/department policy coordination, implementing enhanced performance appraisals and management accountability, and encouraging public participation. 

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