31 Jul '11, 11am

Freiburg, Germany: A model sustainable city [SLIDESHOW]: via @grist

A busy McDonald’s parking lot in Freiburg. Scenes like these are very common in a city of short distances. Biking is the easiest way to get around town. A tight grid, easy connections, and integrated tariff system make the use of public transit second nature. Tram cars have ad banners saying, “If you’re good on foot, you’re good for the climate.”

Full article: http://www.grist.org/slideshow/2011-07-29-freiburg-a-mode...

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