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Parklets, traffic-free zones and outdoor eating: how Covid is transforming our cities From Mumbai’s cycle councillors to New York’s al fresco dining boom, the pandemic has forced cities to get creative Innovation Lifestyle Society Travel
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Researchers used a game to cut car use in London – this is what happened Researchers used gamification to encourage people in Hounslow to ditch their cars and embrace active travel. And the results are in Environment Lifestyle Society Travel Wellbeing
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Cargo bikes are rebooting urban travel – and coming to a city near you Switched on cities are cottoning on to the benefits of cargo bikes, which are quietly reinventing urban travel Environment Opinion Society Travel
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Party in the park: campaign urges people to reimagine parking spaces Parking spaces dominate our towns and cities – but should they? A campaign is reclaiming them for tea parties, book clubs and more  Environment Lifestyle Society Wellbeing
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The UK is about to get its first on-demand, e-cargo bike-sharing scheme People will be able to use the bikes to do the shopping and move furniture. Those behind the idea hope it will catch on elsewhere Environment Innovation Society Travel Wellbeing
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‘Greener, healthier, safer’: one of London’s busiest streets goes car-free Vehicles have been driven out of one of the capital’s most iconic streets, as part of plans to create a ‘green oasis’ in the city Culture Environment Health Society
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