Posts Tagged ‘public transport’

5 things you should know about Tallinn before you go!

On 3-5 October, the URBACT City Festival will take place in Tallinn. Whether you’ll be part of the event or not, here are 5 things everyone should know about Tallinn and Estonia! 1 – There are more Capital Cities in Estonia than you think! Pärnu, Summer Capital of Estonia Tallinn is Estonia’s political and financial [...]

By URBACT, on September 29th, 2017 at 11:22

Dense suburban New Towns – solution for high-growth urban areas?

Picture 1. Tin Shui Wai new town in 2005 Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tinshuiwai_2005.jpg Hong Kong is the ’dream’ of urban planners: the city has been consistently developed in the last decades according to the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) principles, creating strong link between urban density and efficient public transport. What are the pros and cons of such [...]

By Ivan Tosics, on December 17th, 2015 at 14:56