Hohhot, capital city of North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region, has rolled out a total of 2,504 new eco-friendly buses so far, according to an Oct 15 report in the Inner Mongolia Daily.
To date, Hohhot has built four bus rapid transit systems, or BRTs, and launched eight bus lines. A total of 260 buses are equipped to run a distance of 357.5 kilometers. Also, 50 bus lines passing by communities have been established, at an average length of 10.3 kilometers.
According to the Huhhot Public Transport Network Adjustment Plan, Hohhot has continued to optimize its bus network. As of August, 243 lines were altered of which 136 were added, 98 were adjusted and nine were cancelled. There are more than 27 regular bus lines opening every year and nearly 50 lines are optimized and adjusted every year.
Since 2014, Hohhot Public Transport Corporation has successively launched 140 new energy buses, running routes connecting the urban areas with the rural areas in the city. A total of 27 bus lines connecting urban and rural areas have been added.
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