Posts tagged with 'infrastructure investment'
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How Did Shenzhen Build the World’s Largest Electric Bus Fleet?
How Did Shenzhen Build the World’s Largest Electric Bus Fleet?
Diesel buses – and the choking smog they spew – are a common sight in most cities. But not in Shenzhen, China. The southeastern city, which connects Hong Kong to mainland China, announced at the end of last year that ...
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Dockless Bike-Sharing Is Reshaping Cities – But We’re Not Sure How Yet
Dockless Bike-Sharing Is Reshaping Cities – But We’re Not Sure How Yet
Bike sharing systems in busy urban cores are not new. The first major breakthrough started 20 years ago with the so-called “third generation” of bike sharing systems introducing the use of smart cards to unlock and rent bikes. Today, bike ...
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Urban Trees: A Smart Investment in Public Health
Urban Trees: A Smart Investment in Public Health
Would you spend $8 per year to see your community reduce rates of obesity, heart disease, anxiety and asthma? Still not convinced? What if that investment also reduced energy costs and increased property values? Urban trees can transform city neighborhoods, ...
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How to Attract Private Investment to Energy-Efficient Buildings? Follow the 5 “S’s”
The 2017 Sustainable Energy for All Forum kicked off with a stark warning: The world is not on track to reach its 2030 energy goals, including those on efficiency. To speed action, leaders in government and finance will need to ...
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Mexico City announce new Metrobus investment
$150 million to transform sustainable public transport in Mexico City
With a metropolitan population of more than 21 million people—and growing quickly—Mexico City faces distinct challenges in delivering sustainable urban mobility. Whether to combat a long history of urban sprawl or to meet the mobility needs of different communities, the city has had ...
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Do you want a say in infrastructure projects in your city? Crowdfunding can allow citizens to turn creative, sustainable projects into reality. Photo by David Berkowitz/Flickr.
Friday Fun: You, too, can build a sustainable city through crowdfunding
Here at TheCityFix, we love exploring the latest, most breathtaking innovations in sustainable urban development. And for good reason! Measures like São Paulo’s citizen hackathons, Medellín’s aerial cable cars, glow-in-the-dark road markings, and Hamburg and Helsinki’s plans for car-free mobility ...
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