World Streets reporting from Johannesburg EcoMobility 2015

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Why is World Streets on the lookout independent critical appraisals of what was going on in the ambitious Johannesburg EcoMobility festival that took place over the entire month of October 2015, as well as forwarding information about reports issued by the organizers?

Specifically to have a balanced “Citizens’ Eye View” of the concept and its actual performance on the streets of the city during that challenging month-long public test.

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Following and learning from Johannesburg’s EcoMobility Month

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The city of Johannesburg has over the month of October engaged in an interesting experiment to limit car circulation and encourage softer means of getting to and around in a portion of their central business district, Sandton.  The project was planned and carried out in cooperation with ICLEI’s EcoMobiity program, and is the second in a series which began in 2013 in Suwon Korea, and which in 2017 will move on to the City of Kaohsiung, the second city of Taiwan.

World Streets has made an effort to follow the Johannesburg project and in cooperation with local transport, city planning and environment groups, in an effort to piece together a balanced picture of how all this is working out. If you click to the following hot links, you will be taken in a first instance to the twenty or so postings that appeared in our World Streets Online Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/WorldStreetsOnline. And following that to a Google summary of the latest media coverage.

* For World Streets coverage of EcoMobility 2015 -> https://goo.gl/UHoRgu

* For latest media coverage of Johannesburg event -> https://goo.gl/epJe79

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