China will implement a 3-year action plan toimprove its transport network and services, according to the Ministry of Transport.
The plan reaffirmed China's goals in building a fully-fledged transport network by 2020 when it willreach the goal of building a moderately prosperoussociety in all aspects.
By 2020, China will have 30,000 km of high-speed railway, covering 80% of Chinese citieswith a population of over 1 million, according to the plan.
The country also aims to add some 180 new deep-water berths at its seaports for 10,000-tonvessels and above.
Integration of transport within the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area will be accelerated, according tothe plan, as driving time between the cities of Beijing, Tianjin, Baoding and Tangshan will bereduced to within one hour.
Travel time from the urban centers of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei's capital city Shijiazhuang totheir suburban new towns and satellite cities will be also reduced to within one hour.
Efforts will also be made to allow passengers to use one ticket for different transport servicesincluding flight, high-speed railway and urban rail transit, according to the plan.