Gallery: Tianjin Eco City is a Futuristic Green Landscape for 350,000 R...

In order to reduce the city's carbon emissions, residents will be encouraged to use an advanced light rail system, and China has also pledged that 90 percent of traffic within the city will be public transport.

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  1. celestial elf May 14, 2011 at 11:06 am

    Great Post 😀
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    To The Venus Project
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  2. tinz January 20, 2011 at 10:10 am

    this is great stories and view also

  3. wordmonk January 15, 2011 at 11:23 am

    My outfit in Cheyenne, Wyo has been working on this concept for years: One of these days people in the USA will start pulling their heads out of the sand.

  4. Realist January 14, 2011 at 9:31 pm

    Whats ecological about this when China already has speculative, uninhabited ghost cities?,29307,1975397,00.html

    What crap.

  5. hailsd January 11, 2011 at 1:32 pm

    Very interesting, from a planning perspective. I wonder to what extent the Chinese government will phase the massive infrastructure costs for this. For any non-centralized western nations to attempt anything close to this would likely require very careful phasing of public with private investment. Also, US experience with new towns indicates that the location of such a new city within regional markets would be very important to insure the success of new jobs coming into such a brand new location (unless mandated by the central govt). Being closer to existing metro areas has always fared better than more remote locations.

  6. noiseGreen January 10, 2011 at 4:00 pm

    Interesting.. the sky is blue in images. During my 3 month stay in the town I think I saw a blue sky twice. Let’s hope they start by cleaning up the industry before they build the eco-city.

  7. Will January 10, 2011 at 11:47 am

    This is a great article. I remember reading about this on a different blog, Clean Air Through Green Roofs ( back in 2008.

    Let’s hope this gets further along than Dongtan.

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