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Hamburg to go Car-Free in 20 Years

January 10, 2014 / No Comments

Hamburg, the German city, is on road to be a car free metro in the next 20 years’ time.  It is being said that the city’s proposed Green Network will make sure that the need for cars will be eliminated  in the next 20 year period and the car lanes will transform themselves into bike lanes and pedestrian pathways. Going car ...

Car-Free Day in Madrid

October 7, 2008 / No Comments

Good for you, Madrid. Everyone in the city was required to park their cars for the day and get to work, school, shopping or otherwise by some other means. In Central Madrid the idea was to promote a green lifestyle. Dads with babies, dads pulling babies, dads pulling babies while doing business or checking in with mom on their cell phones, ...

Car-free Experiment in New York, this Summer

June 19, 2008 / No Comments

Those living in New York should be really happy this summer, because the Department of Transportation is planning a 6.9-mile car-free path from the Brooklyn Bridge to the 72nd street entrance of Central Park. Three Saturday mornings in August (the 9th, 16th, and 23rd) for six hours the streets will belong to those that want to "Play. Run. Walk. Bike. ...