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This Big City on tumblr is your source for ideas that can make cities better. It is curated by Joe Peach and Lucas Lindsey.

Joe founded This Big City in 2009. He is a Marketing professional and works in one of London's most sustainable buildings.

Lucas is an urbanist, futurist, and blogger. He's the child of a suburban nation, but born again believer in an urban future. He lives in Tallahassee, USA.

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The landscape of electric charging stations

brandondonnelly:

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The car had a profound impact on the landscape of our cities (and that’s probably the understatement of the year). Not only did it force the decentralization of our cities (i.e. sprawl), but it dotted the landscape with gas stations and other things that cars required.

According to the…

Tesla’s bold plan for electric car infrastructure

A driver doing a year’s typical 8,500 miles of motoring could save almost £1,000 in petrol costs at today’s prices and around two tonnes in CO2 emissions.

Rod McKie, CEO of Welcome Break, on switching to electric cars. Read the full article on This Big City.

「一般駕駛每年車行距離約8500英里,以現行價格計算,可省下約1000英鎊的燃料費,亦可減少約兩公噸的二氧化碳排放量。」

Welcome Break公司執行長Rod McKie論及電動車的效益。全文請見《城事》。