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A French City Introduces Free Public Transportation

October 7th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

The French city of Dunkirk recently implemented a change rather unusual around the world. Have you ever waited in the rain on a bus? You struggle with your umbrella, then you have to dig for change or your ticket. Or, if you are in a city like Atlanta, perhaps your Breeze Card makes paying your fare an easier move. But Dunkirk found a better way

Designing Post-Carbon Dunkirk With Students From TU Delft

August 18th, 2018 | by The Beam

Taking the concept and historical analysis of the petroleumscape as the point of departure, the twelve week Master-level design studio “Architecture and Urbanism Beyond Oil” tackled the question of the future of post-oil cities at TU Delft. This time they looked at Dunkirk, a city in Northern France, where hazardous industries, refineries, huge steel plants, petroleum tanks, and other industrial structures have long dominated the landscape.

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