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so many #homeless, so many empty property in #Corkcity this home has a lot of character & potential #socialcrime #homeless @CorkHealthyCity @corkcitycouncil #pfg #programmeforgovernment #Cork Image
here is another, great location too, someone's home, piece of history just boarded up @CorkHealthyCity @corkcitycouncil #socialcrime #homeless #cork #inequality #programmeforgovernment Image
& another, this one looks Dutch influenced, beautiful aesthetic, someone's #home, sadly ready to collapse #Homeless #socialcrime @CorkHealthyCity @corkcitycouncil #inequality #programmeforgovernment Image
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Unter dem Tweet von @DAfaehrtRad entwickelt sich eine lebendige Diskussion. Es werden grundlegende Fragen zum Umgang mit den Konflikten zwischen Rad- und Fußverkehr gestellt. Dazu und auch den Anregungen von @timmbila meine Gedanken im Thread 0/11
Ich finde die hohen Bußgelder für das Gehwegradeln erstmal sinnvoll. Ich finde es auch sinnvoll, wenn Autofahrer auf Gehwegen deutlich höher bestraft würden als Fahrradfahrer. 1/11
Schwierig wird es, falls #Autopolizei hard gegen das Gehwegradeln vor ginge, aber weiterhin Autos auf Gehwegen duldet. Das ist erstmal kein Problem der Bußgelder, sondern der Polizeiarbeit und der Innenminister. Ein riesiges Problem, dass noch viel Aufmerksamkeit verdient. 2/11
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@iaademo Schon in Bad Homburg war es es schon genug um kein Ende zu sehen...
Oberursel 💪🚲😃
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It’s hard to believe this was ever a place for cars. The most interesting thing about the #TimesSquare transformation in New York by ⁦@MikeBloomberg⁩ ⁦@JSadikKhan⁩ & ⁦@citiesforpeople⁩ — it wasn’t sold as “place-making.” It was about TRAFFIC WORKING BETTER.
There’s lots of reasons why New York’s Bryant Park is one of the best people-places anywhere. But my favourite reasons are the many diverse well-defined “sub-spaces” as you walk around it; the massive number of moveable chairs; & the big beautiful shade trees on a hot, sunny day.
What is successful urbanism? If there’s a lot of people in a “public space” (it’s not actually public), is it a good place? New York’s new Hudson Yards development has been criticized by many urbanists, & defended by some, so I needed to see it myself. It raised many questions:
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