Originally posted on Forests Design:

Well, as China-crazy as I am I do realize that many people think very badly – especially in environmental terms – of China. Which is partly true (remember, I‘m in the 3rd to 5th most polluted city of China) but as so often there‘s more to it than just meets the eye.

So let me tell you a bit about an aspect of China where Germany isn‘t nearly as good: bike sharing. I know Germany has it as well but only in very few places while it represents here a larger trend. Admittedly it‘s also way more dangerous (should do a post about Chinese driving in the future) but I think a really nice way of getting people to not use cars. The way it works here is that you can purchase an IC card (with which you can also ride the bus) where you put money on and it…

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  1. merlin says:

    Thought you might be interested in this article I found as it pertains to what you’re writing about “green china”.

    http://news.echinacities.com/detail/65578-5-Massive-Chinese-Public-Works-Projects-That-You-Probably-Didnt-Know-About

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