A crowd of people struggle to get on a city bus in Xi'an, capital of northwestern China's Shaanxi Province on Sunday, March 11, demonstrating why experts say "Queue Days" should be introduced across China. The same day was declared the second official "Queue Day" in Beijing to remind residents of the benefits of lining up for things. Experts say the days should be introduced in other cities to provide people with a better understanding of social etiquette.
People struggle to board a bus in Yinchuan, the capital city of northwestern China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region on Sunday, March 11, 2007.
Commuters board a subway car without lining up at People's Square station in Shanghai on Sunday, March 11, 2007.
The platforms of 41 subway stations in Beijing were marked with arrows guiding passengers to line up to board on Sunday, March 11, 2007. The day is the second "Queue Day" after Beijing designated the 11th day of every month as a special day to remind citizens to line up everywhere.
(CRI March 12, 2007)