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Gen Y walking away from the car

Gen Y walking away from the car | 3A Geography | Scoop.it
What if we built more roads and no one came? Gen Y and the Millennials, most of them male, who are walking away from the car.
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Car, bike, train, or walk: how people get to work mapped

Car, bike, train, or walk: how people get to work mapped | 3A Geography | Scoop.it
How do people commute to work across England and Wales? Find out with our interactive map

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Interactive Map Compares the New York City of 1836 to Today

Interactive Map Compares the New York City of 1836 to Today | 3A Geography | Scoop.it
Manhattan had a very different topography than the concrete jungle we know today

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Christaller's central places theorem, overlaid on Google Earth

Christaller's central places theorem, overlaid on Google Earth | 3A Geography | Scoop.it

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Perth's Chinatown gets $2 million revamp

Perth's Chinatown gets $2 million revamp | 3A Geography | Scoop.it
Colin Barnett has announced a $2 million revamp of Perth's Chinatown precinct in time for 2014 Chinese New Year celebrations.
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Smart cities: The future of urban infrastructure

Smart cities: The future of urban infrastructure | 3A Geography | Scoop.it

Technology is changing everyday city life, allowing us to instantly adapt to everything from storm threats to traffic jams.


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Sustainability: Global footprints | Global Words

Sustainability: Global footprints | Global Words | 3A Geography | Scoop.it

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Unicef Urban Population Map

An Urban World: UNICEF's new data visualization of urban population growth over the next 40 years.

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urban heat island

urban heat island | 3A Geography | Scoop.it
An urban heat island, or UHI, is a metropolitan area that's a lot warmer than the rural areas surrounding it
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Pin by Infographics Archive on Environment Infographics | Pinterest

Pin by Infographics Archive on Environment Infographics | Pinterest | 3A Geography | Scoop.it
The dramatic shift of the world’s population into urban areas is encouraging citizens, city planners, businesses and governments to start looking at visions of ‘smart’ cities. Below we look into what is driving the need to establish these networked environments, how smart city concepts and projects are different in the developing world, and what technologies and systems are needed to make them a reality. | See more about the world, technology and numbers.
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Volcanoes And Lightning Mix With Spectacular Results (PHOTOS)

Volcanoes And Lightning Mix With Spectacular Results (PHOTOS) | 3A Geography | Scoop.it
Images of volcanoes and lightning can be quite impressive on their own, but when the two mix, the results are nothing short of epic. These images, taken in Indonesia and Iceland, reveal both the beauty and sheer power of ...

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CD 3: The geomorphic processes that produce landforms, including a case study of at least one landform (Volcanoes).

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Jeff Speck: The walkable city | Video on TED.com

How do we solve the problem of the suburbs?

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50 Creative Ideas To Make Better Cities

50 Creative Ideas To Make Better Cities | 3A Geography | Scoop.it
50 Creative Ideas To Make Better Cities, Presented On Gorgeously Designed Posters
For years, Urban Omnibus has been collecting ideas to make cities friendlier and more comfortable places to live. Here...

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New York Nerds Sift Citi Bike Data to Solve Availability

New York Nerds Sift Citi Bike Data to Solve Availability | 3A Geography | Scoop.it
Each morning, New York commuters who use the nation’s largest cycle-sharing system face a question that decides whether the workday begins in disappointment or with a smooth glide: Will any Citi Bikes be available?

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Empty nesters buy two units, get one key

Empty nesters buy two units, get one key | 3A Geography | Scoop.it
Downsizing baby boomers are leading a trend towards bespoke apartments in upmarket developments.
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Urban sprawl threat to $200m Swan Valley tourism

Urban sprawl threat to $200m Swan Valley tourism | 3A Geography | Scoop.it
Swan Valley's $200 million wine and tourism industry is at the mercy of the state government as the minister for planning considers the future direction of the region's development.
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Transport Joondalup's top issue

Transport Joondalup's top issue | 3A Geography | Scoop.it
A lack of adequate transport options is the most pressing issue for people in Perth’s outer northern suburbs, according to a survey of Joondalup residents.
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Imagining Manhattan in the Grand Canyon and Death Valley [8 pictures]

Imagining Manhattan in the Grand Canyon and Death Valley [8 pictures] | 3A Geography | Scoop.it
Last year, Swiss photographer Gus Petro traveled to the United States "to experience something new." He writes that he was struck by "something I didn't expect: emptiness and density." So he photographed both...
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