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Tuesday, 12 December, 2017

Clean Air For Your City: A Page From Groningen’s Experiment

Clean Air For Your City: A Page From Groningen’s Experiment

I am not sure about anywhere else, but this is unimaginable in Singapore, where four-wheelers are the masters of the roads! In the mid-1970s, motorists found themselves banished from cross-city trips. Heated bicycles paths were put in place for frost-free rides in this university town in the Netherlands. Other bicycle friendly measures like rain sensors for wet days and new parking rails for bikers were implemented. Today, over 60% of trips in Groningen are made by bicycles, and air quality has made it one of the cleanest Dutch cities. What a dream for my city!

Read Article Here:

http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2015/jul/29/how-groningen-invented-a-cycling-template-for-cities-all-over-the-world

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