(From South China Morning Post)
Byline: Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou
Traffic jams are so bad in Guangzhou that leave for traffic police has been suspended and white-collar police staff have been deployed on to the car-choked streets.
"I don't know what's happening. It's been like this for three weeks," said one taxi driver. "Yesterday I found my way blocked on two roads and when I tried to take a third I got stuck in a jam."
"Everywhere you go, you hit a bottleneck," he grumbled as his taxi slowed to a crawl at several points along Donghuacun Road, the inner ring road and Dongfeng Road before he dropped off his fare in Huanshi Road. …