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Amsterdam Plans to Eliminate 11,200 Parking Spots by 2025

When we think of Amsterdam, one of the first things that comes to mind is the city’s affinity for bikes. Now, they’re taking it a step further with a plan to eliminate 11,200 inner-city parking spots by the end of 2025. The city’s plan is to remove the parking spots …

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Car-Free Sundays Are the Norm in Colombia’s Capital City, Bogotá

Imagine your city without cars — every single Sunday. At first, you might be frustrated by the inconvenience and inability to complete errands, but once you embrace the throngs of bikes, recognize your friends and neighbors among the people out for a stroll or attend a Zumba class at what …

Israel to Ban Petrol and Diesel Car Sales After 2030

Israel has announced a plan to ban petrol and diesel car sales after 2030. The government aims to replace them with electric cars and gas-powered trucks, funding more than 2,000 new charging stations around the country to help build a ‘critical mass’ of low carbon cars and move local industries away from …

Children Increasingly Travelling to School by Car, Despite Pollution Dears

The percentage of primary school children walking or riding bikes to their place of education fell by 2% last year. The number of parents driving their children to school is growing, despite increasing concerns about the impact of air pollution around such areas. That’s according to new statistics released by …