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India's congested cities: Improve public transport, buy fewer cars

Oct 04, 2013

India's congested cities: Improve public transport, buy fewer cars

It will come as a shock to learn that air pollution accounts for the fifth highest toll of lives and the seventh biggest illness burden in India, according the Global Burden of Disease report, released this year. #Cars #traffic #motor vehicles #Public transport #urban infrastructure #car purchases
Mumbai property prices: Destined to keep climbing higher?

Apr 10, 2012

Mumbai property prices: Destined to keep climbing higher?

Higher prices, higher interest rates and higher taxes are reasons for the slump in property sales. And now an expert committee has recommended raising property taxes on properties given for rent rather than self-occupied units. #real estate sector #WhatNext #Tax #real estate market #Property Tax #Mumbai Property #urban infrastructure

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Mumbai property prices: Destined to keep climbing higher?

Jul 17, 2014

Crawford: Give a city a hand by writing its annual budget

More than half of humanity now lives in cities; that number will rise to two-thirds by 2050, up from just 30 percent in 1950. Given the grave challenges facing the world's booming urban areas - including global warming, economic dislocation, and crum... #Belo Horizonte, Brazil #Porto Alegre, Brazil #Boise State University
Mumbai property prices: Destined to keep climbing higher?

Jul 30, 2014

Northeast Oklahoma City area declared blighted

By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer A large portion of northeast Oklahoma City centered at NE 23 and Martin Luther King Avenue was declared “blighted” Tuesday by the Oklahoma City Council after the panel received a new study showing the area is strug... #Belo Horizonte, Brazil #Porto Alegre, Brazil #Boise State University
Mumbai property prices: Destined to keep climbing higher?

Jul 24, 2014

Joe Biden Tears Into Voter ID Laws During Jobs Speech

CINCINNATI (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that more investment in infrastructure and job training is needed to increase economic opportunities in the nation's cities. Biden spoke at the National Urban League conference, where the theme... #Martin Luther King, Jr. #Barack Obama #Ohio #Joe Biden #John Boehner #Whitney Young #Republican National Committee #Reince Priebus #U.S. Republican Party