6768Re: [carfree_cities] Carfree Bam, Iran?
- Jan 9, 2004Hi Todd,
great what you`re doing! I`d like to add your informations about carfree
places in Iran in my web-list of those places, if this seems to be useful for
The chapter starts with an english introduction page. The lists behind are
german, but I added some english words so I think it can be used by others too:
Markus Heller, Berlin
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From: "CEB" <cyklopraha@...>
Sent: Friday, January 09, 2004 12:44 PM
Subject: [carfree_cities] Carfree Bam, Iran?
| The centre of Bam was probably carfree but I am not sure about the rest of it.
In any case there is going to be significant rebuilding and probably much
redesign....the town is on a major highway and I think fuel is cheap in Iran. So
things could go several ways.....clearly a major point to make is that a
possible restoration of the largest mudbrick building in the world does not make
sense if surrounded by parking lots.
| IF anyone is interested in helping it go more of carfree way let me know. I
have done some research on Iranian environmental groups and have a contact at
the UNDP. But before I contact the Iranians or UNDP I would like to assemble
some kind of group of people who are at least interested in some ongoing work on
| I have little info on the previous transport situation in and around Bam, the
general state of buses and trains, etc. in Iran, and car free areas in the
| Let me know if you can help or have any info.
| Todd Edelman
| Project manager, Prague Central Greenway
| Cycling and Energy Futures
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