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The story of London’s sewer system

The story of London’s sewer system | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Hidden beneath the city streets lie 2,000 kilometres of brick tunnels that take raw sewage direct from our homes, along with 130 kilometres of interconnecting main sewers the size of railway tunnels.
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London to boot cars from its busiest shopping street

London to boot cars from its busiest shopping street | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The pedestrianization of overcrowded Oxford Street is a long-time dream of many Londoners. Cycling activists, however, feel wedged out of the ambitious plans.
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this should be interesting - not a new idea really, Chicago tried it with State St in the late 70's. it was greeted with great expectation - and objection. it lasted 17 years and a lot of damage was done....

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https://www.wbez.org/shows/dynamic-range/the-short-sad-life-of-state-streets-pedestrian-mall/f1ebf2b0-2f64-4542-9f18-83123216400d

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