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Gothenburg introduces congestion charging

Sweden’s second city Gothenburg joins the swelling ranks of cities worldwide that have some form of congestion charging. In schemes like this, motorists are made to pay for entering or leaving city centers, especially at rush hour. Gothenburg aims to finance infrastructure,  reduce air polution & greenhouse gases, and cut traffic in the city centre by around 15 percent. Between […]

TED’s the city 2.0 project

TED’s The City 2.0 is an online platform for looking into how cities are being changed by their very users. The City 2.0 website is a platform created to surface the myriad stories and collective actions being taken by citizens around the world. We draw on the best of what is already being discovered by urban advocates […]