CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Urban sustainability and is for news and comment in that global or international context. Image: The Hague car-free city-centre. The Hague, in the Netherlands, has a huge and wide car-free city-centre. As a result, one may see lots of bicycles, pedestrians, some trams, people getting around and buying in the local commerce. This type of urban policies provide citizens safety, humanity, air quality, much less noise, and quality of life. July 2014. Author: João Pimentel Ferreira

Jan-Jun 2019[edit | edit source]


Marmalade Lane: the car-free, triple-glazed, 42-house oasis, May 8[2]

A Modest Proposal to Eliminate 11,000 Urban Parking Spots, Mar 29[3]

Oslo Is (Almost) Car-Free -- And Likes It That Way, Mar 5[4]

Urban co-design for better wellbeing and health: Healthy New Town, Jan 9[5]

Happy space, Jan[6]

2018[edit | edit source]

Timpson says a locally-driven approach needed to rejuvenate high streets. Retail industry experts have called for a community-focused approach to tackling the challenges facing high streets and town centres. Dec 20[7]

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The city turning streets into gardens, Nov 22[8]

How renters are becoming co-owners and co-developers, Nov 8[9]

Create Streets say: We don't want NIMBYs, but YIMBYs and BIMBYs (Y for "Yes", B for "Beautiful"), Oct 15[10]

A City That Takes Climate Change Seriously: Paris, Oct 10[11]

  • News 'For me, this is paradise': life in the Spanish city that banned cars, The Guardian (Sep 18, 2018) — In Pontevedra, the usual soundtrack of a Spanish city has been replaced by the tweeting of birds and the chatter of humans
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Norway builds world's tallest timber tower, and it's both environmentally friendly and fire resistant, Sep 5[12]

This disastrous new project will change the face of Britain, yet no debate is allowed, George Monbiot, Aug 22[13]

Los Angeles Tests the Power of ‘Play Streets’, Apr 29[14]

Why 'urban villages' are on the rise around the world, Feb 1[15]

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