Inspiring projects from around the world

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Greenpeace article on 11 places around the world - from Paris to Bogota - that have successfully prioritised people over cars.

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The mayor, Anne Hidalgo, is transforming Paris into a '15-minute city'. (Article from Fast Company). 

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Also in Paris, citizens are now officially permitted - indeed encouraged - to turn any free plot of urban space green.

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Ada Colau, the mayor of Barcelona, has announced plans to make most of the city centre car free by 2030.

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A blog explains how Seville in southern Spain has become a city for cyclists.

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Madrid closed its centre to cars during Christmas 2018. Business boomed!

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Oslo in 2019 had zero traffic accident fatalities. Here's how they did it - and what other cities could learn.

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Cool Block is a US program to bring 'blocks' (streets, estates, neighbourhoods) together in making greener communities. 

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How Copenhagen, Oakland (California) and Mexico City are building back better post-Covid (Guardian article)

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In Sweden, they're taking the 15-minute city (see Paris above) to the next hyper-local level: the one-minute city.

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Rewilding Europe is supporting rewilding projects all across Europe, and a programme to develop

 nature-based tourism.