Our cities are heating up, posing a risk to many residents in summer. Dark asphalt roads in particular get so hot that cities don’t cool down much at night. Scientists are working on alternatives.
Heavy car traffic and old diesel-powered buses are a feature of everyday life for commuters in the Thai capital. The city is now introducing measures to modernize public mobility and reduce air pollution.
Berlin is quickly revamping its streets amid the coronavirus crisis in hopes of creating more and safer spaces for cyclists and pedestrians. But Germany is car country, and not everyone is happy.
The Belgian capital is known for its terrible traffic. But in the city of the EU Green Deal, new plans aim to give the streets back to pedestrians and help residents counter the crisis of a warming planet.
Almost a third of all driving schools in Germany may go bust, if coronavirus-caused restrictions on schooling continue for much longer, an industry group warns. In-car lessons present particular health challenges.
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