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Friday Fun: World's Subway Stations at the Same Scale
Friday Fun: World’s Subway Stations at the Same Scale
Neil Freeman, an artist and urban planner living in New York City, draws subway stations of the world at the same scale, which makes for an interesting comparison between the dense and interweaving routes of New York City, Tokyo and ...
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Low Carbon Development to Alleviate Climate Change
Low Carbon Development to Alleviate Climate Change
The World Resources Institute, along with the National Development and Reform Commission of China hosted the Low Carbon Development Workshop yesterday. The workshop is part of WRI’s recent launch of a five-year $12.5 million project to advance the progress of ...
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New Forms of Car Sharing Improve Personal Mobility
New Forms of Car Sharing Improve Personal Mobility
Earlier last month we wrote about how the “Millennial” generation prefers the comfort and ease of car-sharing programs to car ownership. Today, there is further evidence to the growing culture of car sharing among 18- to 24-year-olds. According to a ...
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Eliminating Fuel Subsidies in Nigeria Sparks Protests
Eliminating Fuel Subsidies in Nigeria Sparks Protests
As part of an effort to stabilize the economy and establish fiscal responsibility, the Nigerian government ended a decade long policy that subsidized gasoline imports. The end to fuel subsidies sent the price of gasoline soaring, doubling, and even tripling ...
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Friday Fun: Musical Bikes
Friday Fun: Musical Bikes
Dutch designers Merel Sloother, Liat Azulay and Pieter Frank de Jong created a prototype of a bicycle that plays vinyl records as it rides. They call their project “Feats per Minute” and are travelling the world showing off their creation. ...
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Best of 2011: Most Popular Posts
Best of 2011: Most Popular Posts
Happy New Year! Thank you for your support in 2011! Here’s a look back at our top 10 posts of the year. 1. 1 Car = 10 Bicycles How many bikes can you fit in the space occupied by a single ...
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