Wuhan

China
Acting Mayor Cheng Yongwen, Elected 2021

Case Studies

The Baibuting Community is located in the Jiangan District, Wuhan. It covers an area of 4 square kilometers and has a population of 130,000. It has been recognised as a ‘national culturally advanced community’ and is one of the communities to win the "China Habitat Environment Example Prize".

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On Jan. 1, 2016, Wuhan launched its intelligent parking service system. Since the system came online, traffic has been reduced, the use of public resources has risen, and parking issues have been minimized. 
 

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Tianhe Terminal 3 is one of the most comprehensive integrated transport hubs in China, the and spans 495,000 m2. The terminal integrates seven transport modes, namely air travel, intercity railway, metro, long distance coaches, private passenger cars, taxis and buses. Terminal 3 has employed the latest energy conservation and emission reduction technology and, based on the results in similar buildings in and outside China, energy savings could reach at 20~30%.

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In 2015, cars in Wuhan numbered 2,223,577, 17.10% higher than in 2014. In the same year, Wuhan proactively promoted ‘new energy’ vehicles, introduced incentives to encourage applications for ‘new energy’ vehicles, put in 661 charging facilities and built 21 charging stations. No fewer than 3,075 ‘new energy’ vehicles went on sale. The number of ‘new energy’ vehicles going on sale ranked 12th out of 39 pilot cities and 5th among cities of same category.

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Since 2013, Wuhan has taken advantage of the ‘building a green and low carbon mobility programme’ regional pilot. It has begun to: promote the construction of green and low carbon transport infrastructure; develop green and low carbon transport equipment; optimise transport organisation; and boost the construction of cyclical green and low carbon mobility capacity. In this regard, 28 core projects have been launched, 17 of which are energy conservation and emission reduction incentivisation programmes.

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Wuhan Car-sharing

February 25, 2016 Wuhan

The explosion of the Chinese electric vehicle market has fueled car-sharing business over the past two years. Wuhan is one of the four pilot cities for an Electric Vehicle  car-sharing project run by the National High-tech Research and Development Program ("863"Program).

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