Schwarzenegger partners with cities on climate change action

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C40 Cities and R20, two of the largest advocates for climate change action that represent cities, states and regions, have agreed to collaborate to implement the Paris Agreement. C40, led by Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, and R20, founded by Arnol

2017-05-05 03:11:58  

Yokohama to assist Cebu City on bankable waste management project

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Yokohama City will support the Asian Development Bank (ADB) implement a public-private partnership that will extend technical assistance to Cebu City in the Philippines to align the city’s solid waste management with modern urban requiremen

2017-05-04 10:57:33  

Canberra sets up single transport agency

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Andrew Bates spoke with Meegan Fitzharris, Minister for Transport and City Services, Canberra, about the city’s progress in delivering a fully integrated public transport system What progress is being made in the construction of the new light rai

2017-05-03 13:07:16  

‘Cities’ champion’ Benjamin Barber dies

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Author of If mayors ruled the world and founder of the Global Parliament of Mayors, Benjamin Barber has died aged 77. Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris and Chair of C40 Cities, led tributes to the political theorist who died on 24 April after a four-m

2017-04-28 06:28:26  

“Too many people still use their car for short distances”

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Nick Michell spoke with Pascal Smet, Minister of Mobility and Public Works for the Government of Brussels-Capital Region, about the city’s progress in persuading its citizens to move away from their private cars What are the main obstacles preven

2017-04-26 13:06:53  

New Urban Mobility Index released

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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has sponsored an Urban Mobility Index, created by the Centre for Economics and Business Research, an independent economics and business research consultancy, to calculate where the world stands on the road to sustainab

2017-04-26 11:01:13  

Cities for all must have access for all

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By Clayton Lane, CEO, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy It has now become clear that our world’s cities are going to continue to grow rapidly, to the point where, by 2050, nearly 70 percent of the world’s population will be urba

2017-04-25 09:45:52  

Egypt to build new administrative capital

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Egypt has begun designing a new administrative capital city to provide jobs and housing to millions seeking social and economic mobility as the country’s population booms. Speaking before an audience at a panel discussion at the World Bank

2017-04-24 13:42:35  

London to introduce Ultra Low Emission Zone in April 2019

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Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has announced that the most-polluting vehicles will have to pay a daily charge to drive within central London from 8 April 2019 under new proposals, to help combat the city’s toxic air crisis. Mayor Khan is proposing t

2017-04-24 12:17:33  

Cities need more power to tackle global challenges, says new report

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Cities need far greater autonomy to drive economic growth, increase living standards and play a much larger role in global governance, says a new British Council report. Cities, Prosperity and Influence examines how the growth of urban living mea

2017-04-21 12:45:07  

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