CHENGDU — The city of Chengdu bans motorized vehicles for a day in an effort to highlight China's urban pollution problems. Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, created the symbolic “car-free day” to coincide with a conference on urban development and the environment. Officials say the day is symbolic of the city's desire to improve its environment through sustainable urban development practices. Special exception was made for public or special-purpose vehicles, including buses, ...
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