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80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN
80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN

Over 80 percent of the world's city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other diseases: WHO

80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN
Illustration ©Tengrinews.kz
More pedestrian paths and bicycle lanes in Almaty

Turksib and Bostandyk Districts of Almaty city in southern Kazakhstan are going to have more pedestrian areas.

More pedestrian paths and bicycle lanes in Almaty
Slide from Gale's presentation.
World-renowned architect Jon Gehl advices to Kazakhstan

Famous Dutch architect and urban design consultant Jan Gehl has presented a project aimed at improving Kazakhstan’s largest city Almaty.

World-renowned architect Jon Gehl advices to Kazakhstan
Photo © Yaroslav Radlovsky
Eco-friendly Almaty: re-orientation towards pedestrian zones in 2016

Central streets of Almaty will turn into pedestrian zones in 2016.

Eco-friendly Almaty: re-orientation towards pedestrian zones in 2016
Illustration© Tengrinews.kz
Nazarbayev on crime rates, urban planning and traffic in Almaty

President Nazarbayev has discussed key aspects of development of Almaty.

Nazarbayev on crime rates, urban planning and traffic in Almaty
Marat Abilov ©
Kazakhstan’s urban population to reach 70% by 2050

As of September 1, 2013, the country’s population stood at slightly over 17 million.

Kazakhstan’s urban population to reach 70% by 2050
Astana. Photo © Marat Abilov
Kazakhstan to develop 4 large cities: Nazarbayev

President Nazarbayev named Astana, Almaty, Shymkent and Aktobe as the future urban centers of Kazakhstan in his address to the nation.

Kazakhstan to develop 4 large cities: Nazarbayev
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