In 2016, Taizhou stuck to the ecological and green development, focus on improving environment, promoted economic and social transformation and upgrading by protecting environment, and made achievements in promoting ecological civilization construction, serving for transformation and upgrading, strengthening pollution prevention, and continuing environment improvement.
In 2016, centering on urban construction, Taizhou carried out studies on the planning of transportation, sponge city and underground space development. Centering on the difficulties of the management of urban planning, Taizhou carried out studies on the height district and the control of the central city and on the large-capacity transportation, to effectively guide urban construction. In the year, Taizhou finished the planning of special protects of Zhoushanhe New City, core area of the old city, comprehensive underground porridge and so forth.
In 2016, urban construction made great progress. Daohe Ancient Block finished its renovation project, constructed Jiuzhou Senmei International Movie City and Gujing Museum, became AAA scenic area, entered the alternative list of AAAA scenic area, elected as the top 10 new scenic areas of Jiangsu Province and received near 1.5 million tourists. The Science Development Museum successfully held the 20th anniversary exhibition with over 10 thousand audience. The new campus of Taizhou High School Jiangsu was completed, guaranteeing over 3,000 students can study in the new campus as scheduled. 20 buildings of the Financial Service Area were constructed, the curtain decoration was almost finished, and the 248-meter-high building in Taizhou was completed, becoming the new landmark of the whole city. City traffic was greatly improved with several roads, elevated roads and interchanges renovated. Old villages were renewed, indemnificatory houses were newly-built and projects involving people’s livelihood were accomplished as scheduled.