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2018 Was the Year of Europe’s War on Cars
By: Feargus O'Sullivan at City Lab   Published: 24/Dec/2018
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From Paris to Madrid, efforts to curb the use of automobiles formed a battleground across Europe.

Peter Calthorpe Is Still Fighting Sprawl—With Software
By: Richard Florida at City Lab   Published: 17/Apr/2018
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In an interview, the leading New Urbanist Peter Calthorpe discusses autonomous rapid transit, Buckminster Fuller, NIMBYism, and his new urban-planning software.

Russia's High-speed Train Network Expands
Published: 04/Oct/2015
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Last week Russia's high-speed train link, Lastochka (Swallow) ferried Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin and guests from Leningradsky Station to Tver in just under 1.5 hours. Cutting previous conveyance times by over an hour, the new high speed train link lives up to its name.

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By: The Urbanist   Released: 14/Dec/2018
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City-dwellers cannot avoid traffic jams, roundabouts and pedestrian crossings as cars continue to dominate our urban areas. Join us as we unpack traffic and how driving affects us.

The London bus
By: The Urbanist   Released: 15/Nov/2018
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We devote an episode to London’s most recognisable form of transport: the bus. Authors Travis Elborough and Joe Kerr discuss their book ‘Bus Fare’.

Tall Stories 125: Helsinki Central Railway Station
By: The Urbanist   Released: 24/Sep/2018
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With 200,000 passengers a day, Helsinki Central Railway Station is Finland’s most visited building. But its significance for the Nordic nation lies in much more than just the people who travel through its doors.

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