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Posted on Monday, March 10, 2014 - 09:15
Much has been said about the impact of rapid urbanization, particularly in Asia, where urban growth has exploded in recent years. The United Nations (UN), in fact, estimates that Asia’s urban population will reach more than 2 billion by 2020. The population increase and growing dynamism have largely been beneficial, as Asian cities became the main drivers of economic growth, and contributed to... Read more
Posted on Monday, February 24, 2014 - 09:05
New maps give matutu bus drivers new knowledge that will allow them to better harness the transport market in the city of Nairobi, Kenya. On the heels of Google recently releasing its new version of Google Maps – complete with contextual information based on past Google searches, different transport options with real-time traffic notifications, and panoramic photo tours – it’s hard to remember... Read more
Posted on Friday, February 21, 2014 - 12:44
By the end of this century, 10 billion people will inhabit our planet, with 8.5 billion living in cities. This could be the stuff of nightmares. But, with sufficient political will, vision and creativity – along with some simple, practical policy changes – we may be able to create cities of dreams.Cities are hubs of economic and social power. They drive national and global development by... Read more

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