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Many miles to go in Singapore's 'car-lite' journey

These days, no conversation about urban planning or environmental challenges is complete without mentioning "car-lite". ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
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SINGAPORE - Two weeks ago, the Urban Redevelopment Authority held a discussion with 200 people on how Singapore might develop over the next few decades.

Among the ideas floated were building workspaces near homes and making the central business district more vibrant by setting up non-work venues there. This way, the city can be more decentralised, paving the way for shorter commutes and a car-lite environment.

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