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Seoul, South Korea has incentivized citizens to drive less. Announced in 2003, Seoul’s ‘No Driving Day’ programme is modest, even unspectacular, but nonetheless effective! Seoul has reduced its annual vehicle emission rates by 10% and the advantages don’t just stop with less pollution.
This summer, as hundreds of city dweller’s flocked to sun themselves on Svanemøllen beach in the northern district of Copenhagen, they would have undoubtly cycled past a new and impressive addition to the city’s landscape. Located in Copenhagen’s free port, just south of the impressive North Harbour ‘Nordhavn’ developments, the new ‘UN City’ complex was officially opened this July under a rapture of awards and international praise.
Last updated Thursday, September 12, 2013