The Middle Ring Road is a system of roads incircling the core of Tianjin. It is inside the Outer Ring Road, and incircles the Inner Ring Road. The road is not divided and has many traffic lights, but has interchanges at major roads. The road is very busy, having over 2 lanes in each direction with many bikes also. The road connects with the Jinghu Expressway to Shanghai via an interchange. The Middle Ring Road is very useful for traffic and taxis, and is very busy.