The transportation sector has improved the quality of service to benefit people, the transport minister said.
The industry has established a faster, more convenient passenger transport service system, which includes bullet trains and domestic aviation, Li Xiaopeng, head of the Ministry of Transport, said at news conference in Beijing on Tuesday.
“Bullet trains have transported more than 70 percent of railway passengers, and more than 80 percent of commercial flights arrived on time in the past three years,” he said.
The sector has also paid more attention to environmental protection. By the end of last year, China had 466,000 new energy buses, about 66 percent of all city buses.
China’s transportation sector has seen rapid development since 2013.
The sector aims to build a more comprehensive transportation network. The high-speed railway network now covers 95 percent of cities with populations of more than 1 million. In addition, some 98 percent of cities with more than 200,000 people have access to freeways.