SPUR's city trip to Shanghai offered some tough but important lessons for American planners.
What can the Bay Area learn from China's regional approach to economic planning?
Can Shanghai’s high-tech subways and high-speed trains trump its growing love affair with the car?
Is Shanghai the city of the 21st century?
The Shanghai Municipality includes 17 districts as well as the city center. At 23 million people and 2,450 square miles, it is more comparable to the Bay Area than to San Francisco.