China has found a solution to its traffic and pollution issue: a supercity. By combining Beijing, Tianjin and parts of the Hebei Province.
As Beijing Becomes a Supercity, the Rapid Growth Brings Pains
“Every morning at 5:30, Liu Desheng joins a dozen retirees waiting for the express bus to central Beijing from this small city in Hebei Province.”
Introducing China’s Future Megalopolis: The Jing-Jin-Ji
“If China’s state planners have their way, Northeast China will soon be home to a massive regional hub with a population five times that of the New York metropolitan area.”
Chinese Officials to Restructure Beijing to Ease Strains on City Center
“Beijing will undertake a major restructuring of the capital government as part of a broader plan to create a giant urban corridor in northern China, officials said Saturday.”
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