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City centres to see 'radical' redesign amid coronavirus

On Jun 4, 2020
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RT @WRIRossCities: #NowReading: With more people walking & biking, @amahendra22 calls on cities to reallocate street space. "It presents an immense opportunity to restructure the transport system to serve the majority." @TRF_Stories' @rinachandran: https://t.co/ZyU70exlyM 🚲#WorldBikeDay
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With more people opting to work from home, downtown areas may need to be redesigned to keep them buzzing

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On Jun 4, 2020
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RT @WRIRossCities: #NowReading: With more people walking & biking, @amahendra22 calls on cities to reallocate street space. "It presents an immense opportunity to restructure the transport system to serve the majority." @TRF_Stories' @rinachandran: https://t.co/ZyU70exlyM 🚲#WorldBikeDay
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City centres to see 'radical' redesign amid coronavirus

City centres to see 'radical' redesign amid coronavirus

With more people opting to work from home, downtown areas may need to be redesigned to keep them buzzing

From food to tech, coronavirus to spur urban planning rethink

From food to tech, coronavirus to spur urban planning rethink

COVID-19 could prompt new approach to urban design in Asia-Pacific region, home to some of the world's most densely populated cities

Urban humans: Cities go up, down and high-tech to combat rising threats

Urban humans: Cities go up, down and high-tech to combat rising threats

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Driverless transport, underground shops, h...

Green paradise or data-stealing dystopia? Toronto smart city sparks debate

Green paradise or data-stealing dystopia? Toronto smart city sparks debate

A planned smart city in central Toronto could lead to a six-fold drop in greenhouse gas emissions by pooling residents' data, said the company behind its development. From ...

Why smart mobility is not always about infrastructure

Why smart mobility is not always about infrastructure

Maria Vassilakou, Vice-Mayor, Vienna, reveals the mobility challenges of the fastest growing German-speaking city and why urban design is the solution.

Accelerating change: From smart city to smart society

Accelerating change: From smart city to smart society

Outbreaks of communicable disease have a long history of changing cities for the better. London's sewer network was constructed following the cholera epidemic in the 1850s, and building ...

From Italy, a Car-Free Blueprint for Life After Lockdown

From Italy, a Car-Free Blueprint for Life After Lockdown

Hard-hit Milan may be leading the way in reimagining how transit and commuting patterns could change as cities emerge from coronavirus shutdowns.

5 Cities Show What Urban Transformation Really Looks Like

5 Cities Show What Urban Transformation Really Looks Like

From a waste-pickers’ cooperative in India to a cable-car system in Colombia's slums, we're beginning to see what innovative urbanization can look like.