Shanghai Prepares for 2010 World Expo

Beijing's may be getting today's headlines, but China's other major city is setting up some major infrastructure changes of its own

While Beijing’s urban reinvention for the 2008 Summer Olympics is attracting plenty of attention now, similarly large-scale preparations are under way in Shanghai, China’s largest city, for the 2010 World Expo. Compared to the Olympics, which lasts just a fortnight, this event will extend six months and is expected to attract 70 million visitors, according to the city’s projections.

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