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Experts Suggest Ways To Reduce Congestion

DENSELY populated cities like Shanghai need to find new ways to reduce traffic congestion in downtown areas, experts said at an urban planning forum yesterday.

Held by the Singapore Urban Redevelopment Authority, the forum focused on sustainable and livable cities.

Overseas urban planners suggested suburban residents use cars to drive to subway or bus stations near their homes, and then take public transport to get downtown, which reduces traffic congestion. They also said carpooling helps reduce traffic congestion.


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