Taicang of Jiangsu Province and Jiading District of Shanghai signed a strategic cooperation agreement recently to promote the construction of inter-province bus lines between the two areas. More regular inter-province bus lines traveling between the two areas will be added.
According to the agreement, Jiading will accelerate the development of bus lines between Taicang High Tech Zone, the Yangtze River Estuary Tourism Resort and Taicang Science and Education New Town.
In 2009, Taicang and Jiading District jointly established the Shanghai-Taicang Intercity Bus Line which is the first of its kind in Yangtze River Delta region and a national model for inter-province bus line. At present, the average passenger flow volume of the line per day has increased from 300 to 3,300 people.