Over the last week, Chengdu’s taxi fares have risen by 2 yuan across the board. Along with the subway, transportation is really coming to the forefront in Chengdu. What’s the likely reason and is this a big deal or not?
After four years of construction, the first line of the Chengdu subway will be opening in 2010. We check out how the construction is going and what it means for Chengdu, a city getting increasingly choked by auto traffic.