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Vision Zero initiatives at ZICLA.

Vision Zero initiatives at ZICLA.

Vision Zero is an international road traffic safety project that aims to achieve no fatalities or serious injuries involving road traffic. It started in Sweden and was approved by the Swedish parliament in October 1997. Since then, hundreds of cities in many countries...

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More and safer bike lanes mean more cyclists.

More and safer bike lanes mean more cyclists.

Nowadays there is a widespread consensus on the importance of a transition towards more sustainable means of transport such as the bicycle. That is why many big cities are investing in different projects and initiatives to promote the use of the bike. It has been...

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New York City’s Congestion Pricing tax.

New York City’s Congestion Pricing tax.

Cities are getting involved in many initiatives to promote sustainable mobility in city centers, or at least to control and to reduce the massive use of private vehicles for daily commutes.   The New York City's Congestion Pricing tax. New York City has chosen...

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What is the effect of bike lanes on the local economy?

What is the effect of bike lanes on the local economy?

Riding a bike is highly beneficial for our health, the environment, the economy, and other things. Some people are skeptical of the economic benefits of constructing a bike lane. Traders based in the street where the bike lane will be constructed are the most critical...

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ZICLA: Eco-innovation in the DNA. An interview by EcoAP.

ZICLA: Eco-innovation in the DNA. An interview by EcoAP.

Alfredo Balmaceda has been interviewed by EcoAP News. Alfredo Balmaceda has worked for over 20 years on environmental sustainability and circular economy issues, well before the terms meant much to the average person. A civil engineer (PhD) and chemical and...

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