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Cycling-Friendly Cities 101
The video above does a great job of showing the many benefits of cycling-friendly cities. Produced by the Interface for Cycling Expertise, with a script by sustainable transport guru Enrique Penalosa, the video visits Amsterdam, Copenhagen, and Bogota and shows ...
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Air Pollution’s Causes, Consequences and Solutions
Air Pollution’s Causes, Consequences and Solutions
Deaths from Urban Air Pollution Estimates by WHO sub-region for 2000 (WHO World Health Report, 2002). View a larger a version of the map. Originally posted on TheCityFix’s sister site, Earthtrends, the article below gives a good overview of outdoor ...
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Healthier Cities Can Lead to Healthier Citizens
Improving Public Health Through Mass Transit and Cycle and Pedestrian Systems from EMBARQ Network on Vimeo. For all of our Spanish-speaking readers, here is a short clip from a recent Mexico City television broadcast that gives a quick overview of ...
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Green Transport and Urban Design Push Cities to Top of New Livability Index
Green Transport and Urban Design Push Cities to Top of New Livability Index
Copenhagen was recently rated the world’s most livable city – due in no small part to its biking and public transit infrastructure. Photo by EDO lounge According to Monocle Magazine’s recently released global livability survey (subscription required), Copenhagen is the ...
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BRT Systems in Latin America
View Larger Map Above is an interactive map highlighting many of the BRT systems currently in operation or under construction in Latin America. As you can see, this efficient, cost-effective approach to transportation management is quickly becoming a standard across ...
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Living the Good Life on Car-Free Streets
Awhile back here on TheCityFix, we highlighted a video made by StreetFilms that explored Bogota’s “Ciclovia” initiative. This innovative program closes nearly 70 miles of city streets each Sunday to car traffic and opens them to throngs of runners, walkers, ...
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