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Journalist Jonna McKone will continue to interview people for radio and print. Photo by Nicole Cohen.
Will Blog for Food
A farewell message from Jonna McKone, our fall/winter full-time blogger… It’s been great blogging for TheCityFix. I’ve most enjoyed communicating with our readers, covering events here in Washington, D.C.,  interviewing experts from EMBARQ (the producer of this blog) and other ...
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Brook Schaffer enjoys the Bike Film Festival in New York City back in summer of 2008. Photo by Jonna McKone.
Friday Fun: Bicycle Film Festival is Back!
Ah, the Bicycle Film Festival is on again! It premieres this week, hitting up Liverpool, Ireland, Portland, Ore. and Chicago, Ill.  The founding director, Brendt Barbur, started the festival when he was hit by a bus while bike riding in ...
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"If aliens were looking down on Los Angeles they would come to the conclusion that the ultimate life form is the automobile." BMW's Activate the Future Series.
TheCityFix Picks, February 25: Electric Carshare, Air Pollution and Cocaine, Rock Girl Benches
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation. Mobility Obama’s ...
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Migrants, motorbikes and personal cars crowd Jakarta's streets during Lebaran. Photo by Rezan.
Cities in Flux: Pilgrimage in Jakarta Stifles Movement Once a Year
This is part of TheCityFix’s series, “Cities in Flux,” about demographic shifts as a result of development, immigration, migration, politics and the environment. We look at how city planning and transportation policies respond to this movement. Last year, nearly 30 million ...
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The "Neighborhood Network Scheme" idea currently has the most votes for the Philips Livable Cities Award. Image via Philips on YouTube.
Philips Livable Cities Award: Vote Now!
There’s a few weeks left to vote for the Philips Livable Cities Award, a global initiative launched in May 2010 designed to “generate practical, achievable ideas for improving the health and well-being of people living in cities.” Philips asked individuals and ...
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Public Subsidizes Costly Car-Centric Link to Mumbai
The Bandra-Worli Sea Link, a cable bridge that links Bandra to the western suburbs of Mumbai across one of the region’s many bays, is experiencing greater cost overruns than expected, compounded by lower rates of use and thus less toll ...
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