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A packed passenger train skidded off its rails after leaving Paris on Friday. Picture: AP

The Cities This Week: Edition 24

News and views from cities around the world this week.


Future Smart Reads, 2 Sep 2012

Future Smart Reads, a weekly installment of articles that have grabbed our attention, from cities across the world. This week’s links are mostly about bicycling and public spaces.

San Francisco & Medellin win 2012 Sustainable Transport Award

San Francisco, USA and Medellin, Colombia, are the two winners of the 2012 Sustainable Transport Award by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy. The other nominees, Cape Town, South Africa and Buenos Aires, Argentina both received an Honourable Mention award.
Already in its 8th year, the Sustainable Transport Awards (STAs)- hosted by the Institute for […]