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Spotlight on the World Cup: South Africa Boosts City Transit Systems
The 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa is now less than two weeks away. An estimated three million fans will be pouring into stadiums in South Africa’s nine host cities to watch the games, and hundreds of millions more will ...
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Earth Day Round-Up: Transport and Land Use Planning Making Cities More Sustainable
It’s the 40th anniversary of Earth Day! Let’s celebrate with a round-up of a posts that shed some light into why cities matter, from the perspective of mayors, urban planners, businesspeople and community activists. Have something to share? Link to ...
Last Chance to Register for Bike DC
Last Chance to Register for Bike DC
It’s more than a month away (May 23), but you only have a couple more days to register! Join Bike DC’s premier as the signature spring bicycling event on the Washington, DC event calendar. Sunday morning, May 23rd, will be ...
Earth Day comes to the National Mall. Photo by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
Earth Day Events to Inspire Sustainable Urban Mobility in D.C.
It’s official – tomorrow marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day! Here are just a few of the events in the D.C. area to celebrate and promote sustainable cities, including those related to cycling, outdoor activities, electric vehicles and urban ...
Home, the tale of how a family's life changes with the reconstruction of the abandoned highway near their house, is just one of the many city- and transport- related screenings at the Environmental Film Fest which starts Tuesday.  Photo: © Jérôme Prébois
TheCityFix Guide to the Environmental Film Festival
A town’s green renewal after being decimated by a tornado. The community impact of a major shopping mall. A ghost town’s transformation into an eco-village. If you’d like to learn more about any of these topics, along with a host ...
One positive legacy of the Vancouver Olympics may be the Olympic Line Streetcar, operating as a demonstration project in downtown. Photo by DianeWorth, flickr.
Measuring the Olympic Legacy
As we previously posted, Vancouver’s preparations to host the Winter Olympics involved constructing green venues, implementing several transportation projects and offsetting some emissions. The Games’ legacy will be the cumulative economic, social and environmental impacts of all of the construction, ...
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