Uniform lines run from bottom right to center left and separate the two major elements of the image. The family on the scooter was very close and despite the distance the buildings appear to be very close.
Seeing more than a few people on a scooter has become such a common site for me that I rarely even take not of safety issues. Using a scooter as a small family or work vehicle is a way of life for most urban dwelling Chinese. The variety of scooter models, modifications and passengers adds a bit of color to the streets.