Posts tagged with "urban planning"
April 11, 2013
The City of Sydney has announced plans for a revitalized city center, starting with a project that will remove cars from congested main thoroughfare and transform the area into a spacious plaza, complete with trees and pedestrians. But that won’t mean commuters will have to pick an alternate route – the plaza is part of a larger light rail project by the NSW Government, which will make Sydney more accessible by public transit while making the city greener.
January 10, 2012
C4's Dr. Rohit Aggarwala, special advisor to C40 Chair New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, will be honored during the Urban Green Council’s (UGC) Building a Greener New York Gala on January 19th, 2012 in New York City.
November 18, 2011
The monsoon rains wreaking havoc across Thailand have brought the longer-term planning challenges of its capital city, Bangkok, into sharp relief. Severe flooding has affected millions of homes and businesses in the city. But even as the waters begin to recede, there remains a difficult set of choices for the city as it confronts its vulnerability to the impacts of climate change – and role that rapid development has played in exacerbating these risks.
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