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Here's What Happens If Melbourne Ditches Cars

Over half of the world’s population live in cities, and rapid urbanisation is only expected to increase in the coming years. By 2050, large cities in the USA, China and India are predicted to see their populations increase by 33 per cent, 38 per cent and 96 per cent respectively. Population growth in cities means increasing demands on transport systems.

What health gains could be achieved if cities shifted from private car use to cycling and walking? What if a “compact city” model was promoted, where distances to shops and facilities, including public transport, are shorter and within walking distance?

Volkswagen's Nav Systems Now Secretly Plan Detours When Traffic Snarls Your Daily Route

The ideal navigation system automatically knows where you want to go, and the fastest route to get you there, with minimal button pushing. And with a new feature called Regular Routes that memorises your most-driven destinations, Volkswagen’s nav units move one step closer to that dream.

A Simple Change Transformed One Of LA's Busiest Intersections Into One Of Its Safest

The intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue is among the world’s most famous — you’ve seen it broadcast every year on the Oscars as the start of the red carpet. But like most celebrities, the tourist-thronged Los Angeles landmark had a very dark secret: It was known as one of the most dangerous intersections for pedestrians in LA. That all changed six months ago.

After A High-Speed Chase In LA, Suspected Burglars Have Time To Pose For Selfies Before Cops Arrive

It’s not really how anyone expected one of LA’s most bizarre police chases ever to end.

Papasan Convertible Is LA's New Laid-Back Approach To Fighting Traffic

[image url=”” alt=”Papasan Convertible Is LA’s New Laid-Back Approach to Fighting Traffic” link=”lightbox” LA resdients stuck in gridlock have high hopes for the opening of the Expo Line, which will bring rail transit to the western half of the city for the first time in 50 years. But stealing all the LA transportation headlines is another solution for improving the commute — a car made from a papasan chair.

Jerks Are Selling Endangered Species On Facebook

Gibbons, langurs, otters, sun bears. Those are just some of the hundreds of live animals listed for sale on Facebook in Malaysia. Many of them are vulnerable species, some of them critically endangered.

Update: Sydney's Light Rail Construction Road Closures

Construction for the new CBD and South East Light Rail network with start near Sydney’s The Rocks region on 11 March and continue for the rest of 2016, Transport for NSW has announced. This means traffic changes for the area. Here is everything you need to know.

Thousands Of People Are Stuck In This Ridiculous Human Traffic Jam At A China Train Station

People in China have been trying to travel across the country for the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday but some — if tens of thousands of people can be considered just some — have been stuck in one of the most insane human traffic jams in the world at the Guangzhou Railway Station in southern China. CNN reports that 100,000 people were waiting earlier this week while 33,000 are still stuck as of Wednesday morning.

Beijing Blames Uber For Its Obscene Traffic Problem

Beijing faces overcrowded roads and pollution that is constantly getting worse. Why? According to city officials, it’s because of ride-sharing services, including Uber.

This Satellite Antenna Looks Good Enough To Hang On A Wall As Art

It may look like an artistic experiment in geometry that you could find on Etsy, but this is in fact a new satellite antenna developed by the European Space Agency.

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