China News Service, Beijing, April 29 (Reporter Du Yan) Today, the Beijing Municipal Commission of Transportation stated that the "May Day" holiday in 2022 will be from April 30 (Saturday) to May 4 (Wednesday), within the territory of Beijing. All toll roads are exempt from tolls for passenger vehicles with less than 7 seats (including 7 seats).

It is expected that during the holidays, the passenger flow in and out of Beijing will remain at a low level, the city's travel and travel activities will increase, and the traffic pressure in key areas such as the city's tourist hotspots and bustling commercial districts will increase.

Two days before the holiday, the morning travel is more concentrated

  During the holidays, it is expected that citizens will increase their desire to go out and travel. However, due to the "May 1st" holiday "unnecessary not going to Beijing", the control of entry and return to Beijing, and the stricter and stricter travel policies for epidemic prevention in other provinces and cities, it is expected that more citizens will choose the city area. When traveling by car, short-term traffic gatherings are likely to occur around popular scenic spots and business districts.

Among them, the road congestion situation in the first two days of the holiday is more prominent, which will show obvious festival characteristics, and the road network will be more concentrated from 10:00 to 12:00 in the morning.

The road network operation will stabilize for three days after the holiday, and there may be short-term traffic peaks in the afternoon.

  In terms of expressways, during holidays, all toll roads in Beijing are exempt from tolls for passenger vehicles with less than 7 seats (including 7 seats). 00. Affected by factors such as the current epidemic situation, the average daily traffic volume on the expressway is expected to be 1.8 million vehicles, a decrease of about 40% compared with the same period in 2021.

It is expected that the traffic flow of the Sixth Ring Road, Beijing-Tibet Expressway, Beijing-Chengdu Expressway, Beijing-Hong Kong-Macao Expressway, and Beijing-Kaikai Expressway will be relatively concentrated during the holidays, and the average daily number of high-speed vehicles during the holidays will exceed 150,000.

  April 29 (Friday, the last number 2 and 7 are restricted) is the last working day before Labor Day, and it is expected that the road congestion will be prominent during the evening rush hour.

  May 7 (Saturday, unlimited working days) is the last working day of the post-holiday working week. Affected by the fact that the trailing number is not restricted, it is expected that the road congestion will be more prominent during the morning and evening rush hours, and the road network will enter at around 7:00 a.m. The congestion state lasts until about 11:00; the congestion state is entered at 16:00 in the afternoon and lasts until about 20:30. The duration of mild and above congestion throughout the day is about 8 hours and 30 minutes. All will reach the "severe congestion" level.

Strictly do a good job of epidemic prevention and control in public transportation

  In response to the severe and complicated situation of epidemic prevention and control recently, Beijing's public transportation will continue to do a good job in epidemic prevention and control, strictly implement the "quartet of responsibilities", and earnestly implement the normalized epidemic prevention and control measures.

  In order to serve citizens' travel, the Beijing Municipal Transportation Department will optimize public transport capacity arrangements, strengthen passenger transport organization, and ensure orderly passenger flow in view of the possible concentration of passenger flow and long peak duration in the evening peak on the day before the holiday (April 29). smooth.

In order to ensure the continuous transportation of railway stations and airports, ground buses will provide service guarantees for bus lines around each station, and increase the number of trains and extend operating hours as appropriate.

  In response to the travel situation of citizens during the holidays, public transportation will focus on strengthening the passenger transportation organization of the city's parks and scenic spots and surrounding stations in the business district, pay close attention to the changes in passenger flow, and open temporary passenger cars in a timely manner to meet the travel needs of passengers and avoid crowding, queuing, and gathering.

At the same time, in order to facilitate citizens’ travel in the suburbs, ground public transport will ensure the transportation of bus routes from the urban area to Wenyu River Park, Badaling, Yanqi Lake, Mutianyu and other suburban tourist attractions, and adjust the regional transport capacity arrangements in a timely manner according to the traffic conditions of the surrounding expressways; Holiday special lines bound for Gubei Water Town and other directions will increase capacity depending on passenger flow.

In response to the large number of passengers transferring from Bagou Station of Line 10 to the Xijiao Line, measures such as detailed diversion, flow restriction, and personnel deployment will be taken to maintain the normal operation order.

Inter-provincial passenger transport will strengthen passenger flow monitoring and transport organization

  The Beijing Municipal Transportation Department will strengthen the monitoring and transportation organization of inter-provincial passenger flow in and out of Beijing, pay close attention to the epidemic situation in Beijing and other provinces and cities, ticket pre-sale, etc., and adjust the operation plan in a timely manner to ensure that passengers travel with tickets and the station is in good order, preventing passengers from traveling. gather.

Passengers should pay close attention to the operation of inter-provincial passenger routes and make travel plans in advance.

  The taxi industry will strengthen operation scheduling and ensure the transportation capacity of key hub stations, especially after 23:00 at night.

In case of heavy passenger flow, bad weather and emergencies, etc., and there is a serious shortage of transportation capacity, empty taxis will be guided in time and vehicles on standby will be organized to ensure transportation capacity to ensure that citizens travel in an orderly and smooth manner.

  The shared bicycle industry will also increase operation and maintenance scheduling, and arrange special forces to maintain order in areas prone to vehicle gatherings, such as rail transit stations, bus depots, transportation hubs, commercial centers, and tourist attractions, to ensure a stable order.

  In addition, the Beijing Municipal Transportation Comprehensive Law Enforcement Corps, in combination with key industries, key regions, and key time periods, carried out centralized rectification before the festival, and strictly investigated various violations of transportation epidemic prevention measures, affecting the order of the transportation environment, and infringing on the legitimate interests of passengers. , effectively purifying the order of the city's transportation environment in the early stage of "May 1st".