Gallery: Design Capital Helsinki Sets Green Example With Public Transpo...

The city boasts a great rail network, encouraging public transport use as opposed to cars, and making it popular among morning commuters and within the city center both the metro network and streetcar networks are also expanding.

Named World Design Capital of 2012, Helsinki rocks the design world – and the Finnish capital also scores high on the sustainable development scale as well. The city is setting a great green example for the rest of the world with its innovative energy systems, its efficient public transportation networks, and its preservation of the area’s beautiful archipelago. Read on to learn more Helsinki’s eco initiatives!

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