Massive traffic jam in Chinese city


  • Code:  1686242
  • Loopable:  No
  • Duration:  18 s
  • Aspect:  16:9
  • Alpha / Matte:  No
  • Model Release: No
  • Property Release: No
  • License:  Royalty-Free (Editorial Use Only)
  • Location: Urumqi, China
  • Source: Sony HDR CX550

Congestion is a real issue in many Chinese cities. This video provides an overview of the highway / ring road in Urumqi, one of the fastest growing second tier cities in China. While one lane still moves, the other side seems completely stuck.

Although the Chinese government is actually taking impressive steps to improve the environment and reduce carbon emissions, the speed of economic growth seems to outpace their efforts.