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“I would still pre­fer to take the sub­way if the ticket fare rises be­cause it’s the fastest way to travel. I can’t imag­ine how many hours I would be on the road in traf­fic jams dur­ing rush hour.”


27, who works in a con­sult­ing com­pany “I think it could ease the sub­way crowd­ing some­what be­cause some peo­ple won’t take the sub­way be­cause of the fare in­crease. Fur­ther­more, the price in­crease should be based on dif­fer­ent dis­tances, as has been done in Guangzhou and Shang­hai.”

21, a se­nior stu­dent at the Univer­sity of In­ter­na­tional Busi­ness and Eco­nom­ics


“A fare in­crease at rush hour won’t ease traf­fic pres­sure. Some peo­ple will choose to take a bus in­stead, which will make roads more crowded and in­con­ve­nience com­muters.”

26, work­ing in the con­struc­tion in­dus­try


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