QR-Access Transforms Commuter Line into a Library

QR-Access Transforms Commuter Line into a Library

eBooks refresh minds of Beijing passengers during dull and dreary commutes

Kiran Umapathy
  • 27 january 2015

Passengers on Beijing’s Line 4 subway can now borrow eBooks by scanning QR codes inside train cars.

The M Subway Library is a public welfare program initiated by the Beijing Metro Transportation Railway (MTR) and the National Library to provide qualified literary resources through public transportation. Lee Honglin, China’s deputy director of the National Library told CNTV he thinks the program can help support culture in public spaces and inspire reading and knowledge to become a more prominent part of people’s daily lives:

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