China News Agency, Beijing, March 8th (Reporter Zhou Yin) On the 8th, data from the Special Spring Festival Transport Work Class of the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council of China showed that this year's Spring Festival transport nationwide railways, roads, waterways, and civil aviation sent a total of 870 million passengers. A decrease of 70.9% in the same period in 2019 and a 40.8% decrease from the same period in 2020.

Various localities actively responded to the call for "Chinese New Year in situ", and passenger traffic dropped significantly compared to previous years.

  Among them, railways sent a total of 220 million passengers, down 46.5% from the same period in 2019, and an increase of 3.5% from the same period in 2020; highways sent a total of 600 million passengers, a decrease of 75.5% from the same period in 2019, and a decrease of 50.2% from the same period in 2020; The waterway sent a total of 15.338 million passengers, down 69.8% from the same period in 2019, and an increase of 24.5% from the same period in 2020; civil aviation sent a total of 35.368 million passengers, down 51.5% from the same period in 2019, and down 8.5% from the same period in 2020.

  During the 40 days of the Spring Festival, the cumulative traffic of highways across the country was 1,180.498 million vehicles, an increase of 0.4% year-on-year in 2019 and an increase of 77.6% year-on-year in 2020.

  The Spring Festival Transport enters its 40th day, and on March 8th, the country is expected to send 29.85 million passengers.

Among them, the railway is expected to send 7.55 million passengers, the highway 20.6 million, the waterway 420,000, and the civil aviation 1.28 million.

The national highway traffic is estimated to be 31.28 million vehicles.

  The reporter learned that since the launch of the Spring Festival Transport, local transportation departments have done a good job in epidemic prevention and control and transportation service guarantees.

The transportation departments of Beijing, Tianjin, Shandong, Xinjiang, etc. strengthened the guarantee of urban public transportation services, and made every effort to provide traffic flow guidance and road condition information services to avoid crowds and long waiting periods, and to meet the travel needs of people "in situ Chinese New Year" to the greatest extent.

  The transportation departments of Hebei, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Yunnan and other transportation departments guarantee the transportation of energy materials and living materials, establish logistical backup teams, reserve emergency freight vehicles, refine response procedures and disposal measures, rely on big data to implement precise control, and strengthen transportation "green channels" "Guarantee.

  Transportation departments such as Zhejiang, Chongqing, Anhui, and Shaanxi have strengthened "contactless" services, implemented measures such as passenger temperature testing, guiding passengers to wear masks throughout the process, maintaining personnel spacing, strict ventilation and disinfection, and developing voice reminders for the "one-meter line". There is no health code channel.

  The transportation departments of Hubei, Sichuan, Guizhou, Liaoning, etc. strengthened the "point-to-point" return service for students and migrant workers, adjusted transportation capacity in a timely manner, and focused on ensuring transportation capacity in Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen. (Finish)