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Traffic on the streets of Lagos 
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FUTURE LAGOS | Why a Lagos high street is booming : The changing face of Admiralty Way

Lekki Phase 1’s Admiralty Way is fast becoming Lagos’s busiest high street. With over 120 stores, the road now offers more shops than the largest shopping centre in Lagos. Is this testament to the history of markets in Lagos or just a natural progression of a commercial haven?

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FUTURE LAGOS | Voices of the City: Mark Slade

Our voice of the city this week is Mark Slade, an entrepreneur living in Lagos. an advocate for great outdoor spaces for sports and entertainment.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Voices of the City: Ibidolapo Adejuyigbe

Our voice of the city this week is Ibidolapo Adejuyigbe, a management consultant who works in the realm of housing and economic policy.

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WATCH: Visualising how cities move

4 visualisations of how our cities move and how the networks and infrastructure can shed light on the current and future development of a city.

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WATCH: Traffic Infographic for Los Angeles

Video infographic about how we can reduce traffic in Los Angeles.

RIDE TO WORK DAY MELBOURNE

WATCH: 589 reasons to bicycle to work

There are many reasons to commute to work by bicycle. One commuter, Tim Goldby, recently demonstrated a great reason: it is often faster to commute by bicycle than by car. You can watch as Goldby zooms by 589 cars on his way to work in Melbourne, Australia. He even subtracted the cars that passed him, showing just how superior a bicycle commute can be.

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Cycling in Iraq

We have heard about cycling experiences across the world, but how about Iraq? Sally Butter shares her experience in Irbil in Iraq.

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Citibikes are a pain in the ass

“New York City is the greatest place on earth — but living here is a huge pain in the ass,” says filmmaker Casey Neistat in his short documentary. And what makes it oh-so-painful? The simple task of getting from Point A to Point B.

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A Tramway Arrives in Casablanca

The municipal government of Casablanca has recently completed a $1.6 billion tramway that connects much of the city’s east and west sections via the centre. Such lines are becoming a global trend, promoted as environmentally sustainable and socially equitable urban renewal.

Besides being as wide as the N2, Helen Suzman Boulevard has a speed limit of 60kph. Can we really blame drivers for driving closer to 100kph?

Do our roads promote reckless driving?

If our streets and roads are designed as wide, multi-lane race tracks, who is really at fault for speeding and reckless driving?