Transportation in China
Since the establishment of the PRC in 1949, China has experienced a tremendous growth of its transportation system. Modern constructions in coastal sprawling cities like the Maglev in Shanghai, remote places linking to the nation’s transport network, the country is becoming more and more connected and developed. Railways, airports, expressways, subways…everywhere the country’s modernization is creating massive boost in employment, increase in people’s way of life and expansion of urban areas. Still considered as the primary mean of transportation in China, rail is since the late 1990s teased by the expansion of air transportation and its huge nodes linking every part of the huge country within a few hours. Competitive and efficient, China’s extensive transport network and the population’s motorization are the reflection of China’s fast development.