YRD smart transportation research institute inaugurated

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: Apr 25, 2022

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Huzhou University and Huzhou Transportation Group inks an agreement to build the Yangtze River Delta Smart Transportation Research Institute on April 24. [Photo/WeChat account: huzhoufabu]

The Yangtze River Delta Smart Transportation Research Institute was inaugurated in Huzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, on April 24, local media reported.

The research organ will be co-built by Huzhou University and Huzhou Transportation Group.

According to the agreement reached by the two, they will use the research institute as a platform to strengthen cooperation in the field of smart transportation and work together to cultivate talent and improve the city's innovation capabilities.

Huzhou Transportation Group is a State-owned enterprise committed to the construction of the city's transportation infrastructure. The projects undertaken by the company include the Rudong-Nantong-Suzhou-Huzhou Intercity Railway and the Longemont Tourism Expressway.

Huzhou is located in the central part of the Yangtze River Delta, a region encompassing the provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui, as well as Shanghai municipality.

It will become a regional transport hub in the delta region, as it will be the only city within one hour of Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou, and Hefei by high-speed rail.  

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An expressway network in Huzhou, East China's Zhejiang province [Photo/WeChat account: huzhoufabu]