Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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Goodbye car ownership, hello clean air: welcome to the future of transport
In many ways, the motor vehicle has shaped modern society and the urban areas in which more than half of us live.
New project could see UK electric trains powered by off-grid solar
In what’s being hailed as a “completely unique” idea that could have “wide impact with commercial applications on electrified rail networks all over the world,” a new project in the UK could see electric trains powered by trackside solar panels that work independently from the main power grid.
Mohtasham underpass is done one year before its due: Karaj Mayor
Ali Torkashvand in an interview with KUMNS said that Mohtasham Underpass is going to control the main traffic in Karaj and it is guided toward Tehran – Karaj – Qazvin Highway. This national project can also connect the south of Karaj to the North.
China will invest more on renewable energy
China may still be one of the top polluting countries on the planet, but they’re trying to improve. The country’s National Energy Administration (NEA) announced an ambitious plan this week to invest $361 billion into renewable energy projects between now and 2020.
Karaj: new horizon for investment
Located near Tehran, Karaj is one of the biggest destinations for immigrants. Thus, it is one of the pillars of prosperity in economy and culture. Karaj has got a mild weather and features varieties of different culture.
Tiny-house villages: An innovative solution to homelessness?
A growing number of US cities are offering homeless people homes in tiny-house villages, providing residents with privacy and a measure of dignity.
City resilience projects can minimize incident occurrence
Karaj municipality financial deputy pointed to the fact that urban management has sufficient potentiality to manage crisis and added that planning in Karaj municipality is toward developing city resilience which can be very effective.
Constructing intersections indicate Karaj urban management intention to curb traffic: Iliat
Karaj municipality financial deputy said that constructing many intersections and investing huge amount of money in this domain during last three years indicate that Karaj urban management is doing its best to control traffic congestion.
The fundamentals of smart cities
By 2030, 6 out of every 10 people will be living in cities – producing an ever greater share of the planet’s economic output. It is in cities that the most critical decisions and actions relating to resource consumption and carbon emissions will be taken .
Karaj should become ready for Smart City
Traffic congestion, air pollution and going out for even smallest errands are some problems Karaji citizens are wrestling with. Paving the way for making smart urban infrastructure can be a key to diminish Karaj citizens preoccupations.
World’s first underground urban farm opens for business in London
The world’s first underground urban farm has started trading in London, making use of old World War II tunnels underneath the city to host an eco-friendly, sustainable farming business.
Private sector potentialities could be the best way to support the city: Deputy
Karaj municipality deputy mayor said that the best way to preserve the city is taking advantage of private sector support.
Future of hyper-fast pod travel unveiled in BIG’s Hyperloop One
Bjarke Ingels Group unveiled designs for the world’s first Hyperloop, an autonomous hyper-fast transportation system that could whisk passengers from Dubai to Abu Dhabi—a distance of 93 miles—in just 12 minutes. Created in partnership with U.S. firm Hyperloop One, the Hyperloop design uses a system of pods, portals, and elevated tube-shaped tracks to allow travelers to commute whenever they wanted “at near supersonic speed.”
Comprehensive urban management will boost urban development: deputy
Karaj municipality deputy mayor said that a well-founded urban management can lead to a developed city. Mohammad Reza Rezapour in an interview with KUMNS said that urban management plan is the key to monitor cities.
Air Pollution’s True Costs
Air pollution takes years off people’s lives. It causes substantial pain and suffering, among adults and children alike. And it damages food production, at a time when we need to feed more people than ever. This is not just an economic issue; it is a moral one.
Investors participation will pave the way for Karaj development
Karaj municipality financial deputy highlighted the need for investment attractions and its effects on urban economy and added that investments participation will remove the obstacles in building Karaj future.
Foreign investors are leading factor in economy cycle: Iliat
Karaj municipality financial deputy highlighted the economic issues and said that the best way to boost financial status is fostering cooperation with foreign investors.
Urban management is responsible for realizing national economic goals: Mayor
Karaj mayor highlighted that economic role of urban management should be in line with national policies.
Sustainable Development Goals: one year on but are we any closer?
When the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were formally agreed in New York this time last year, their achievement in creating and articulating an international consensus was widely heralded as a triumph of modern diplomacy.
Global Agenda Council on The Future of Cities
As our cities increasingly encounter complex urban problems, smart and sustainable solutions will need to be employed to enhance their liveability, efficiency and productivity.
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