Buenos Aires Launches Visionary Urban Greening Plan

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The City of Buenos Aires is planning a green urban revolution to add hundreds of acres of new parks and hundreds of thousands of new trees throughout the Argentine capital and global megacity over the next twenty years. The plan, unveiled yesterday at the Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve, envisions adding 78 new neighborhood plazas, 12 large municipal parks, 400,000 new …

What Will The City of Buenos Aires Look Like In 2030?

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That’s the question architects and urban planners are asking now in an effort to avoid some of BA’s urban utopia missteps of the past half century. Or at least, viewed through a more optimistic prism, what it could look like. “We had an amazing city until the 1950’s, but since then we’ve had a growing demand for infrastructure, for train …

Buenos Aires Wins 2014 Sustainable Transportation Award

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The City of Buenos Aires has taken some giant steps forward in becoming a more sustainable city over the past five years. From the introduction of the first Metrobus line to the launch of the EcoBici program, BA is definitely a a more commuter and pedestrian-friendly metro these days….not any easy task for one of the World’s Top 5 MegaCities. Now …

The Buenos Aires Metrobus Arrives; Connects Palermo With The South

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Months after the launch of Mejor en Bici, Buenos Aires is two months away from taking a major step forward in public transportation. The Metrobus, a dedicated two-lane bus corridor intended to expedite cross-town bus trips, begins service in May. The first Metrobus line will extend the length of Juan B. Justo Avenue running from Palermo to Liniers with 25 …