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Xiamen Metro Line 1 to bypass Zhongshan Road old town area

  The planned Xiamen Metro Line 1 will bypass the Zhongshan Road old town area to better protect the historical architecture in the area, according to a report drawn up by Zhao Yanjing, director of the Xiamen Urban Planning Bureau at a government meeting held on Wednesday. The municipal government has designated protected old town areas on the island and clearly stated that large-scale demolition and renovation projects are prohibited in those areas, said Mr. Zhao Yanjing. The route planning of the Xiamen Metro Line 1 has also been adjusted to protect the historical

Xiamen to build 848 km-long greenway network covering all 6 districts

 A map of the planned greenway network in Xiamen   According to Xiamen Municipal Planning Bureau, the city will gradually build an 848 km-long radial greenway network covering all its 6 districts. The greenways will cover a total area of 1,699 square kilometers, and will go along Huandao Road on Xiamen Island, stretch along the coastal and mountainous areas in the off-island districts, said Mr. Ren Guoyan of Xiamen Municipal Planning Bureau. The Xiamen greenways will include a 79.7 km-long provincial-level greenway, 6 city-level greenways (194km),

Xiamen planning bureau approves Huandao Road expansion project

The scenic Huandao Road in Xiamen   The Xiamen Municipal Bureau of Planning said on Friday that they have recently approved the engineering design plan of a project to expand the iconic Huandao Road to Jimei Bridge. According to the plan, the 2.81 km-long Dunshang - Jimei Bridge section of Huandao Road will be a two-direction four-lane coastal artery road with a speed limit of 50 km/h. The section will pass through the aviation logistics park in the Gaoqi area, and serve as a fast channel to Jimei Bridge. The landscape design of the section will be consistent with the rest