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Ideas for Sustainable Cities: The Ten Most Popular Articles from 2014

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Restoring Food’s Value Through Urban Refrigerators

According to estimates by the European Commission, more than 100 million tonnes of food will be wasted this year in the EU zone alone, and that figure is expected to grow to 126 million tonnes by 2020. Read more

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Mexico City’s Homeless Population Gets Entrepreneurial

How does one attempt to improve the lives of the homeless in one of the world's largest city? A group of young Mexicans has an interesting solution. Read more

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Ideas for Sustainable Cities: The Ten Most Popular Articles from 2014

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Lighting Lyon: How Innovative Partnerships are Transforming the City

This Big City was invited by Philips to visit Lyon, France, ahead of this year's Festival of Lights - an event which has grown exponentially over the past ten years. Read more

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How Gravity (And a Little Coagulant) Could Transform How Communities Clean Water

AguaClara is a decade old engineering project started by professors at Cornell University that combines techniques that would have been familiar to the Romans and ones that would impress Elon Musk. Read more

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Transport


Ideas for Sustainable Cities: The Ten Most Popular Articles from 2014

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Turning Parking Lots into Places for Sustainable City Discovery

How can Los Angeles outdoor surface parking lots be repurposed to increase their variety of uses, or aesthetic value, while enabling parking in the city? Read more

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Infographic: The 5 Largest Public Transit Systems in the US

Did you know: the five largest public transit systems in the US can be found in Chicago, New York City, Boston, Washington, DC, and San Francisco. This new infographic looks at the history and development of these systems. Read more

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Ideas for Sustainable Cities: The Ten Most Popular Articles from 2014

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How Google Earth is Helping Create an Urban Agriculture Inventory in Rome

Urban agriculture has been credited for many positive urban changes, but it can be hard to gain a comprehensive understanding of urban agricultural activities in a city. In Rome, however, a comprehensive database is being created, helped by Google Earth. Read more

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Eight Cities in the USA With High Speed Broadband Connections

Broadband speed in cities is becoming a competitive topic in the USA. Read more