In recent days, Mayor Xiao Shengfeng, when investigating the construction of parking lots, stressed that the construction of parking lots is a major livelihood project, a vital measure for improving the urban functions and the important content of deepening the structural reform in supply side. Relevant departments should further raise the sense of responsibility and overall situations and respond to the people’s expectation with effective actions. Xiao required that efforts should be made to innovate on the working thoughts, expand working methods and deepen reform so as to push forward the construction of parking lots. Luo Dongsheng, secretary general of the municipal government, attended the investigation.
By July 25, the whole city had added 40325 parking spaces, accounting for 67.2% of the annual goal, which promised to outperform the goal. Mayor Xiao paid a visit to Haichuang Building in High-tech Park District, learned in detail about the operation of the three-dimensional parking lot with 306 movable parking spaces and listened to the report on the construction of parking lots throughout the city. He pointed out that relevant departments should cooperate with each other to achieve the phased objectives.
Xiao noted that the construction of parking lots is an important measure to solve the difficulty in parking cars and relieve the traffic congestion, a significant method to improve the urban environment and an effective way to improve urban facilities and standardize urban management. Relevant departments are required to well establish the market mechanism and incentive policies for the construction of parking lots, make the efforts of investors and operators “profitable” and crack down on illegal parking. In addition, efforts should be made to explore new construction ways, make the most of over-ground and underground space and draw on foreign advanced experience and practice with focus on the management of parking lots.
Mayor Xiao also inspected the construction of public transit station in Shahe District, listened to the report on the construction planning of parking lots in such places as Dalian North Station , Sports Center Station and Miaoling Public Transportation Station, Health Center and Donggang Business District and put forward specific requirements for future work.