The comparison was done in terms of dependence on public transport and commuting.
Bengaluru roads kenlawrence
Besides the fastest-growing metros in their countries, both Xi’an and Bengaluru started as research and development hubs and witnessed massive urbanisation.
Roads in Xi’an thehindu
While Xi’an has one million cars while Bengaluru has 1.4 million light motor vehicles and a further 3 million two-wheelers. In Bengaluru, travel within the central business district is painful, with average speeds lower than 15 kmph.
Brigade road in Bengaluru indiantoursandtravels07
Ramachandra feels that it is bad and will not get better until public transport is improved.
A traffic roundabout in Xi’an youtube
Despite having more than 3000 buses than Bengaluru, the adoption of eco-friendly fuel (CNG, electric) as well as traffic decongestion methods have seen their emissions drop. This means that an average trip in a bus in Xi’an results in emission of 0.087 kg of CO2 while it is nearly 0.3 kg in Bengaluru.