The addition of almost 1400 cars a day to a city must certainly be felt by its biking population. I've read that officials are going to pull more than 1.5 million cars from the city's roads during the Olympics to try to improve air quality.
A woman with a child on her bicycle navigates through snarled traffic in Beijing's central business district, Tuesday, July 1, 2008. Last year China's capital city registered 1,370 new drivers per day, according to the Beijing Traffic Management Bureau. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)