Are Subways the Gateway to Sustainable Growth in China?
Go to any of China’s major cities and you’re likely to find an underground metro system either up and running or nearing completion. The expense of building or expanding subway lines has often been the cause of political controversy in the West, but subways have found new enthusiastic advocates in […]
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The New City: Slums – The Problem of Sustainable Urban Population Growth and Infrastructure Development in Africa’s Cities
In the year 2008, for the first time in history, over half the global population were urban-dwellers. By 2030, more than 60 per cent of people are projected to live in cities. Where will these demographic shifts be seen? Africa and Asia’s urban […]