Something old, something new
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6 April 2017
We discuss China’s plans to build a brand-new city three times the size of New York, hear how Serbia’s capital is preparing for a cycling revolution and examine the project trying to “beautify” Cairo’s downtown.
6 April 2017
The Chinese government revealed that it plans to build a brand-new city, located 60-something miles south of Beijing. The Xiongan New Area is going to be three times the size of New York and has already sparked an increase in property prices in the region.
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The Serbian capital has launched a new cycling strategy to get more people commuting on two wheels. Currently cyclists account for just 0.7 per cent of all urban traffic – the government wants to increase that number to 10 per cent.
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