The Mayor Forum, an important event of the 14th ITS World Congress was held in the Beijing Exhibition Center on October 11, 2007. Seven mayors from Asia, Europe and America as well as some 1,000 participants were present at the Forum. The focus of the Forum was to solve metropolitan congestion through intelligent transportation.
Mayors of Stockholm, New York, Seoul, Aalborg, Beijing, Jinan and Zhongshan addressed the Forum. Taking account of the ITS development in these cities, the mayors contributed to the discussion on ITS application in traffic congestion, and improving the environment for ITS.