Tag: Sustainablity

ROAD DIET BRIDGES A BARRIER, BOOSTS SAFETY

JANUARY 30, 2018  BY ROBERT STEUTEVILLE Today, we’re sharing a success story that shows how a narrower, slower street can benefit local businesses and residents alike by creating a safer, more people-oriented atmosphere. This case study was originally written for the Institute for Transportation Engineers book, Implementing Context … Continue reading ROAD DIET BRIDGES A BARRIER, BOOSTS SAFETY

Picture of villas equipped with solar panels in the sustainable city Dubai"

What Will the City of the Future Look Like?

By Susan Goldberg The world’s great metropolises will need to adapt to survive a huge growth. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/urban-expeditions/ This story appears in the October 2017 issue of National Geographic magazine. In 1950 less than a third of the world’s people lived in cities. Today more than half do. By 2050 two-thirds … Continue reading What Will the City of the Future Look Like?

China embarks on sustainable urban planning

Is China seriously getting serious about climate change and sustainability? China embarks on sustainable urban planning http://www.thefifthestate.com.au/innovation/planning/china-embarks-on-sustainable-urban-planning/81699 Australian governments should take note. China’s recently released Guidelines for Strengthening Urban Planning and Development show that even in one of the toughest urban challenges on the planet, … Continue reading China embarks on sustainable urban planning