The Urbanist

Urban rulebook

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6 June 2019

Episode 399

30 minutes


Photo: Motiejus Vaura

What does it take to be a good citizen? Authorities can set the tone but in the end it’s residents who define the places they live. We look at what’s required to make our cities thrive – and yes, it means following a couple of rules here and there.

6 June 2019

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Chapter 1

Paris: park life

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France’s capital is now allowing parks to loosen their rules and regulations, meaning that you can ride a bike, have a picnic and even walk your dog.

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Chapter 2

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Japan: keeping it clean

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How is it that Japanese cities are always so spotless when bins on streets are so rare?

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Chapter 3

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The Urbanist’s citizen rulebook

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Do you know how to be a good citizen? Don’t worry, we’ve put together a little rulebook for you.

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