The Urbanist

Bike lights, trains and neighbours

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30 November 2017

Episode 320

30 minutes


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Our man in Seoul climbs aboard one of the new express trains to the Olympic village, Dublin is the testing ground for a new smart bike light and when was the last time you spoke to your neighbour?

30 November 2017

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Chapter 1

8 minutes


Photo: Giuseppe Milo/Flickr

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Chapter 1

See.Sense

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Smart Dublin and Dublin City Council have partnered with a start-up based in Northern Ireland called See.Sense. They are testing out a new device to see how people cycle and how it can be made better.

8 minutes

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Chapter 2

5 minutes


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Chapter 2

All aboard!

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South Korea is unveiling its newest express train just in time for the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Our man in Seoul goes for a ride.

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Chapter 3

6 minutes


Photo: Lyn Gateley

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Chapter 3

Get the neighbourhood talking

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When was the last time you had a frank conversation with your neighbour? We learn about a social-networking platform aimed at breaking the ice between neighbours.

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