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What Australian Cities Can Learn From the “15-minute City” Paris

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MELBOURNE, Australia–()–68 percent of Australians urgently want to reduce emissions from road traffic. 64 percent believe noise, air pollution and other burdens are responsible for health problems– these are findings of the representative survey “Kapsch TrafficCom Index 2020”. New concepts such as the “15-minute City” in Paris point the way to prolonging people’s experiences with cleaner air and less traffic in post-corona times.

The negative effects of road traffic have returned very quickly to the political agenda after the lockdown during the corona crisis. The common approach in Australia is on zero emission public transport and the creation of urban congestion zones. In Europe, Paris Mayor Anne…

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