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More than 700 municipalities are committed to road redesigns that can include wider sidewalks and protected bike lanes, Governing reports.
A public-private partnership and gradual rollout were essential, one of the creators of the program writes in Governing.
Norway’s newly elected city council also plans to boost funding for bike and pedestrian lanes, trams and buses, Reuters reports.
The proposal is part of a wider plan to wean the Big Apple from reliance on fossil fuels, the Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio says.
The coastal city is the first in Africa to meet the planning and reporting requirements of the Compact of Mayors, News 24 reports.
The Jordanian capital’s “tidy roof” campaign aims to clean up messy rooftops, but critics say it overlooks more pressing needs, Green Prophet reports.