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Urbanization

Car sharing minus the driver

How self-driving vehicles will change Moscow In 15 years, the share of self-driving passenger vehicles on Moscow's roads will exceed 60%. However, this change will not have a significant impact if personal vehicle travel is not reduced and…

Getting kids moving, and learning

Tennis program for teachers, coachesCredit: Flinders University Children are set to move more, improve their skills, and come up with their own creative tennis games with the launch of 'HomeCourtTennis', a new initiative to assist…

Rice engineers: Make wastewater drinkable again

Model shows recycling could dramatically slash cities' need for fresh water resourcesCredit: Lu Liu/Rice University HOUSTON - (April 27, 2020) - Delivering water to city dwellers can become far more efficient, according to Rice…

Worldwide urban expansion causing problems

The report says that since 1970, large areas of land have been urbanized, and this strains quality of life in every region As cities physically expanded worldwide between 1970 and 2010, the population in those cities became less dense,…