DALIAN CHINA  DALIAN CHINA
Notice on Issuing the Implementation Plan for Cancelling Toll Stations at the Provincial Boundary in Dalian
2019-06-28

The People’s Governments of all counties, county-level cities and districts, Pilot District Administrative Committee, all relevant departments of the municipal government and all relevant units:

 

With the consent of the municipal government, the " Implementation Plan for Cancelling Toll Stations on Expressways at the Provincial Boundary in Dalian " is hereby issued to you, please implement it conscientiously.

 

    Dalian Municipal People's Government Office

 

                       June 28, 2019

 

Implementation Plan of Cancelling Toll Stations on Expressways at the Provincial Boundary in Dalian

 

In order to implement the Circular of the General Office of the State Council on Issuing the Implementation Plan for Deepening the Reform of Toll System and Cancelling Toll Stations on Expressways at the Provincial Boundary (Guo Ban Fa [2019] No.23), the Circular of the General Office of the Liaoning Provincial People's Government on Issing the Implementation Plan for Cancelling Toll Stations on Expressways at the Provincial Boundary in Liaoning Province (Liao Zheng Ban Fa [2019] No.19), and the spirit of the teleconference on cancelling the toll stations at the provincial boundary across the province, to accelerate the cancellation of toll stations at the provincial boundary of expressways, to accelerate the promotion of ETC installation and use, and to realize the goal of fast toll collection without parking set by the state and the province. This implementation plan is formulated in combination with the actual situation in our city.

 

Ⅰ. Overall Objectives

 

According to the work arrangements of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China and the Provincial People’s Government, in combination with the actual situation in our city, we will adhere to the principle of "combining far with near, planning as a whole, scientific design, orderly promotion, safety and stability, efficiency improvement and cost reduction" and accelerate the installation and use of ETC on expressways. Based on the total number of vehicles in the city in 2018, the number of ETC installed by the end of 2019 will reach more than 982,600, the installation rate will reach more than 80%, and the proportion of ETC used by vehicles entering expressways will reach more than 90%.

 

Ⅱ. Work Tasks

 

(a). Investigating thoroughly all kinds of vehicles

 

1. Organizing the investigation of official vehicles of Municipal Party and Government Organs, public institutions and individual vehicles of employees, formulate ETC installation plan, and report the plan to the Municipal Leading Group Office before July 5. (Responsible units: Dalian Municipal Administration Bureau and Dalian Bureau of Transportation)

 

2. Organizing the investigation of official vehicles of state-owned enterprises and individual vehicles of employees, formulate ETC installation plan, and report the plan to the Municipal Leading Group Office before July 5. (Responsible Unit: Dalian Municipal SASAC)

 

3. Organizing the investigation work of the district, city and county party and government organs, public institutions, official vehicles of unit employees, official vehicles of state-owned enterprises, individual vehicles of unit employees and social vehicles, formulate ETC installation plan, and report the plan to the Municipal Leading Group Office before July 5. (Responsible units: the People’s Governments of all counties, county-level cities and districts, and Pilot District Administrative Committee)

 

4. Organizing road transport enterprises to investigate passenger vehicles, rental vehicles, freight vehicles and other operating vehicles, formulate ETC installation plan, and report the plan to the municipal leading group office before July 5. (Responsible Unit: Dalian Bureau of Transportation)

 

(b).  Organizing the installation and use of ETC

1. Organizing all levels of Municipal Party and Government Organs, public institutions and state-owned enterprises to take the lead in installing and using ETC, and complete it by the end of July 2019. (Responsible units: Dalian Municipal Administration Bureau, Dalian Municipal SASAC, Dalian Bureau of Transportation, the People’s Governments of all counties, county-level cities and districts, Pilot District Administrative Committee, Dalian Branch and Jinpu Branch of Provincial Expressway Operation Company Limited)

 

2. Organizing road transport enterprises to install and use ETC for passenger vehicles, rental vehicles, freight vehicles and other operating vehicles before the end of November 2019. (Responsible units: Dalian Bureau of Transportation, Dalian Branch and Jinpu Branch of Provincial Expressway Development Co., Ltd.)

 

3. Mobilizing all levels of Municipal Party and Government Organs, public institutions and state-owned enterprises to install and use ETC, and complete the installation by the end of November 2019. (Responsible units: Work Committeefor Offices Directly under Dalian MunicipalGovernment, Dalian Municipal Bureau of Government Affairs, Dalian Municipal SASAC, Dalian Bureau of Transportation, the People’s Governments of all counties, county-level cities and districts, Pilot District Administrative Committee, Dalian Branch and Jinpu Branch of Provincial Expressway Development Co., Ltd.)

 

4. Going deep into communities, villages and towns, mobilizing social vehicles to install and use ETC, and complete it before the end of December 2019. (Responsible units: the People’s Governments of all counties, county-level cities and districts, Pilot District management Committee, Dalian Branch and Jinpu Branch of Provincial Expressway Development Co., Ltd.)

 

5. By the end of 2019, the ETC installation rate of all districts, cities and counties will reach more than 80%, and the ETC usage rate of expressway entrance vehicles will reach more than 90%, which will be completed by the end of December 2019. (Responsible units: the People’s Governments of all counties, county-level cities and districts, Pilot District Administrative Committee, Dalian Branch and Jinpu Branch of Provincial Expressway Development Co., Ltd.)

 

6. Increasing the promotion of ETC application sites, guiding and encouraging ETC application in airports, ports, railway stations, passenger station parking lots and other car-related sites. (Responsible units: Dalian Bureau of Transportation, Dalian Municipal Public Security Bureau, The People’s Governments of all counties, county-level cities and districts, Pilot District Administrative Committee, Dalian Branch and Jinpu Branch of Provincial Expressway Development Co., Ltd.)

 

7. Implementing the sharing policy of motor vehicle registration information to facilitate the installation of ETC on-board devices. (Responsible units: Dalian Municipal Public Security Bureau, Dalian Branch and Jinpu Branch of Provincial Expressway Development Co., Ltd.)

 

(c). Relevant policies and supporting measures

 

1. Existing vehicles will be equipped with ETC on-board devices free of charge, and the preferential toll policy of not less than 5% for ETC users will be implemented, which will be completed by the end of June 2019. (Responsible units: Dalian Branch and Jinpu Branch of Provincial Expressway Development Co., Ltd., and Dalian Bureau of Bank and Insurance Supervision)

 

2. The ETC on-board device for freight vehicles will be used. At this stage, the policy will adopt non-cash payment and enjoy the discount of vehicle tolls. It will be completed before the end of December 2019. (Responsible units: Dalian Branch and Jinpu Branch of Provincial Expressway Development Co., Ltd.)

 

3. Relying on commercial bank outlets, 4S stores, insurance companies, DMV offices, vehicle inspection lines, gas stations, parking lots, expressway service areas, toll station entrance squares and other vehicle concentration places, increase the number of installation outlets to facilitate convenient and free installation nearby. (Responsible units: the People’s Governments of all counties, county-level cities and districts, Pilot District Administrative Committee, Dalian Bureau of Bank and Insurance Supervision, Dalian Bureau of Transportation, Dalian Municipal Public Security Bureau, Dalian Municipal Bureau of Commerce, Dalian Branch and Jinpu Branch of Provincial Expressway Development Co., Ltd.)

 

4. Organizing and providing Internet distribution, scheduled installation, on-site installation and other services according to the requirements for installation and use of ETC. (Responsible units: Dalian Branch and Jinpu Branch of Provincial Expressway Development Co., Ltd.)

 

5. Accelerating the improvement of the highway credit system, and jointly punishing dishonest acts such as evading vehicle tolls. (Responsible units: Dalian Bureau of Transportation, Dalian Municipal Development & Reform Commission, Dalian Central Sub-branch of People's Bank of China, Dalian Branch and Jinpu Branch of Provincial Expressway Development Co., Ltd.)

 

Ⅲ. Responsibilities of Various Departments

 

Publicity Departmentof Dalian Municipal Committee is responsible for the publicity work of cancelling the toll stations in the provincial boundary of expressways in Dalian.

 

Work Committee for Offices Directly under Dalian Municipal Government is responsible for mobilizing all levels of Municipal Party and Government Organs, units, workers, and individuals to install and use ETC.

 

Dalian Municipal Development & Reform Commission supports the development of the city's expressway credit system.

 

Dalian Municipal Public Security Bureau implements the policy of sharing information on motor vehicle registration. It is responsible for traffic diversion on congested roads and at times, for joint efforts by road police and over-riding, for expanding ETC service functions, and for increasing installation outlets.

 

Dalian Municipal Finance Bureau shall cooperate in the resettlement of charging personnel.

 

Dalian Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau cooperated with Dalian Branch and Jinpu Branch of Provincial Expressway Development Co., Ltd. in the resettlement of the transferred personnel.

 

Dalian Bureau of Transportation is responsible for directing, coordinating and supervising the cancellation of toll stations in the provincial boundary of expressways in Dalian and undertaking the daily work of the leading group. To organizing the installation of ETC for transportation vehicles, to be responsible for the joint work of road police and overload control, to be responsible for expanding ETC service functions, and to be responsible for improving the credit system of expressways. To be responsible for promoting the installation and use of ETC for official vehicles of Municipal Party and Government Organs and public institutions at the corresponding level and individual vehicles of employees. To cooperate to increase installation outlets.

 

Dalian Municipal Commerce Bureau cooperates to increase installation sites.

 

Dalian Municipal SASAC is responsible for promoting the installation and use of ETC for official vehicles of state-owned enterprises and individual vehicles of employees. To cooperate in the resettlement of toll personnel.

 

Dalian Municipal Bureau of Affairs is responsible for promoting the installation and use of ETC for official vehicles of Municipal Party and Government Organs and public institutions and individual vehicles of employees.

 

People’s Governments of all counties, county-level cities and districts are responsible for carrying out investigations on the official vehicles of the district, city and county party and government organs, public institutions, state-owned enterprises and individual vehicles of employees, making ETC installation plans, organizing the installation and use of ETC, and cooperating with the increase of installation outlets. To organize the People's Governments of cities, counties and villages in this district to go deep into communities and villages and towns to mobilize social vehicles to install and use ETC.

 

Dalian Central Sub-branch of the People's Bank of China cooperates with Dalian Branch and Jinpu Branch of Provincial Expressway Development Co., Ltd. to complete the coverage of mobile phone payment in the manual toll lane, improve the settlement system, and cooperate with the construction of expressway credit system.

 

Dalian Bureau of Bank and Insurance Supervision instructs commercial banks to complete ETC issuance.

 

Dalian Branch and Jinpu Branch of Provincial Expressway Development Co., Ltd. assume the main responsibility for cancelling the toll station of the provincial boundary of the expressway in Liaoning province, responsible for the ETC installation of vehicles, responsible for expanding the ETC service function, and responsible for increasing the installation outlets. To be responsible for improving the credit system of expressways. To be responsible for the transfer and resettlement of toll personnel, publicity and guidance, public opinion monitoring and other work.

 

IV. Safeguard Measures

 

(a). Strengthening organizational leadership. Dalian Municipal People's Government has set up the Office of the Municipal Leading Group by the deputy mayor in charge to cancel the toll station in the provincial boundary of the expressway, which is responsible for coordinating the relevant work, holding regular joint meetings, guiding and urging the member units to implement the work measures. The Office of the Municipal Leading Group is under Dalian Bureau of Transportation. The director of the office is concurrently held by the main leaders of Dalian Bureau of Transportation. The Office of the Municipal Leading Group consists of two working groups: one is the comprehensive coordination group, which is mainly responsible for the daily routine work of the leading group, the implementation of tasks, organization and coordination, supervision and inspection. Reporting the progress to Liaoning Provincial Department of Transportation;the other is the work promotion group, which is mainly responsible for organizing the implementation of specific work and scheduling the progress of work. (see annex)

 

(b). Refining the work plan. All regions and departments should formulate detailed rules for the implementation of the work, further refine the work tasks, define the timetable, road map, responsible departments and responsible persons, push forward all the work on time and ensure the completion of the tasks.

 

(c). Comprehensively strengthening the work of overload control. To further strengthen the city's highway overload control work, implement the main responsibility of the People's Governments at all levels for overload control work, strengthen the source control, optimize the layout of highway overload control detection stations (points), increase the joint law enforcement efforts of road police, improve the level of road surface control, strictly implement one overload and four penalties, and actively carry out scientific and technological overload control and credit overload control.

 

(d). Cooperating with the resettlement of toll personnel. Properly handling the personnel and labor relations of employees in accordance with the law, and protecting the legitimate rights and interests of charging personnel. Strengthening employment assistance and assistance. For those who meet the conditions of employment difficulties, targeted employment assistance should be provided. For those who are really difficult to obtain employment through market channels, should be placed under the care of public welfare posts in accordance with the relevant provisions.

 

(e). Strengthening supervision and assessment report. All regions and departments should promote the development and application of ETC in their respective regions and departments in an orderly and rapid manner, resolutely put an end to inaction and slow actions, and ensure the standardized and orderly development of ETC issuance. Dalian Municipal People's Government will implement a weekly dispatch and ten-day notification system to track and supervise the completion. All localities and departments should assign special personnel to be in charge of ETC development statistics and information summary, reporting the progress of the local departments to the Office of the Municipal Leading Group before 11: 30 every Friday, focusing on measures, results and other relevant data. (Contact person in the Office of the Municipal Leading Group: Zhang Xiaowen, Highway Transportation Management Bureau of Dalian, contact number: 84301431).

 

(f). Strengthening publicity and guidance. To strengthen the publicity and interpretation of the policies related to the cancellation of toll stations in the provincial boundary of expressways and the realization of fast toll collection without parking, and to formulate publicity programs. Making full use of toll stations, service areas, bank outlets, television news, newspapers, traffic radio and other news media to carry out publicity, correctly guide social expectations, respond to social concerns, and create a good atmosphere for public opinion. Strengthening public opinion monitoring, timely and properly handling emergencies, ensuring social stability.