Zhengzhou--- As the capital of Henan Province, ZhengZhou City is located in the hinterland of China, adjacent to Yellow River in the north and Songshan Mountain in the west, and has convenient traffic conditions.
--- Within its jurisdiction, there are six municipal districts, one state-level new district, one hi-tech development zone, one state-level economic and technical development zone, one county and five county-level cities.
--- Total area of whole city: 7,446.2 km2
--- Area of built-up area: 294km2
--- Total population of whole city: 73,560,000
--- Population of built-up area: 3,540,000
--- GDP: RMB 300.4 billion Yuan
--- GDP per capita: RMB 40,617 Yuan
--- Financial revenue: RMB 68.01 billion Yuan
--- Local general budget revenue: RMB 26.04 billion Yuan
Note: data at end of Year 2008.
Overview of Zhengzhou Public Transport Company
Origin of the Company
—Established in February 1954.
—Under the Company, there are nine operation companies, two repair companies and property management company, as well as settlement center, training center and hospital for employees.
—Length of routes: 3,400.65km
—Operation vehicle: 4,430 units
—Number of employees: 10,039
—Number of operation routes: 222
—Daily operation mileage: 600,000km
—Daily passenger flow: over 2,000,000 person-time.
Rapid economic and social development
Urbanization and mechanization
Inconvenient traffic conditions
For the purpose of improving the urban living conditions and facilitating the public travel, the municipal party committee and government have established a strategy to give priority to the development of urban public transport on the basis of the prerequisites for the full execution of human-oriented scientific development concept and the construction of harmonious society.
Measures and actions
In August 2007, the Zhengzhou Municipal Government issued the Opinion on Execution of Giving Priority to Development of Urban Public Transport in Zhengzhou City
It is planned to construct 3 BRT lines as of 2010.
In 2008, “Plan for Execution of ZhengZhou BRT in Near Future” was worked out.
On Sep. 23rd, 2008, the Planning and Research of ZhengZhou BRT was reviewed and approved by experts.
On Sep. 28th, 2008, it was approved on the 115th standing conference of ZhengZhou Municipal Government.
On Sep. 29, 2008, the ZhengZhou BRT Construction Leading Team was set up.