This post is part of a series featuring stories and research that will be presented at the Pro-Walk/Pro-Bike/Pro-Place conference September 8-11 in Pittsburgh. You’ve heard of rail-trails — abandoned rail lines that have been turned into multi-use paths for biking and walking. There are more than 21,000 miles of rail-trails across the country, in urban, suburban, and rural areas. […]
This is amazing. The prospect of a project being approved by a city council, then fully built and implemented by the next council meeting is just wild in every regard.
If there was any question as to how China would populate the wilderness stretching between their southern mega city, we now have the answer. Hotels and/or apartment buildings like this one appearing overnight is yet another symbol of China’s booming economy and push towards modernization.
This is the world we live in, and I am amazed at how quickly urban change can now be a reality. Check out the full story at the Singulatiry Hub.
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