Beijing plans to overtake London with world’s longest subway – Jonathan Watts
From Guardian Unlimited:
The Beijing metro could overtake the London underground as the world’s longest subway network by 2020, under a proposal submitted by urban planners.
In an attempt to ease the dire traffic congestion and pollution that plague the Chinese capital, the planners want the subway network to be expanded almost fivefold from its current length of 72 miles….[Full Text]