Ireland outlines Transport spending plan

December 6, 2007,AEDT

A total of €1.3 billion has been earmarked for public transport spending, while €2.3 billion has been set aside for investment in national and non-national roads. Minister for Transport Noel Dempsey said the public transport allocation will be used to | Read More

Richards to champion design in Wales – Design Week

December 6, 2007,AEDT

The Design Commission for Wales has appointed Wendy Richards, former principal urban designer at Newport City Council and Newport Unlimited, as development director. Wendy Richards As an experienced urban designer and landscape architect, Richards has previously been involved in delivering | Read More

Rising seas could displace 150 million

December 5, 2007,AEDT

In the projected 2070 rankings, Miami remains at the top of the list, with exposed assets rising from $400 billion to more than $3.5 trillion. But the rapid development expected in developing nations means future exposure will become more concentrated | Read More

Council Overrided As Housing Plan Wins Out

December 5, 2007,AEDT

BUILDING 800 homes on green belt land will reduce the Bromley borough’s historic housing shortfall overnight’, according to a developer. Asprey Homes won an appeal against Bromley Council’s decision to block a proposal to build on a 34-acre Blue Circle | Read More

Walkable cities are newly desirable

December 5, 2007,AEDT

Caitlin Jones and her fiancé, Evan Oxfeld, grew up in suburbs where getting anywhere worth going required a car. When they started looking for a home together, they wanted something different: walkability. Walkable cities are newly desirable.

Vail Colorado – Green Development

December 5, 2007,AEDT

Trygg and other Minturn residents say that they welcome the Ginn Development Co.’s plan to build all of its buildings that are more than 20,000 square feet to green building standards. Vail Colorado-Todays information & news from Vail Daily – | Read More

Sydney addicted to cars

December 5, 2007,AEDT

Sydney is being choked to death by cars and cut off from its best asset, the harbour, by a freeway and rail link, according to renowned Danish urban designer trying to rejuvenate the city. Sydney addicted to cars – New | Read More

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