- published: 26 Nov 2013
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Increasing house prices in Argentina's capital have left 3 out of every 10 families with nowhere to live. This has led to violent land grabs in some of the city's poorest areas. And for the government it is fast becoming a serious issue with no solution in sight. Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo has the story from Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires is fast becoming one of the most looked up to cities in the world when it comes to reinventing itself thru transportation. Just over a year ago they opened MetroBus BRT (constructed in less than 7 months) on 9 de Julio Avenue, which many say is the world's widest street. The redistribution of 4 lanes of car traffic to exclusive bus use has yielded huge dividends for the city and is a bold statement from the administration of Mayor Mauricio Macri about how Buenos Aires thinks about its streets. Over 650,000 people now ride it every day, and MetroBus has cut the average commute in the city center from 50 to 55 minutes to an astonishing 18 minutes! But that has not been the only benefit. MetroBus's creation freed up miles of narrow streets that used to be congested and crammed bu...
With a new fleet of Scania trucks that feature a bilateral collection system, Cliba operators can pick up waste bins from both sides of the truck, a particularly important feature in Buenos Aires’ many one-way streets. Learn more at bit.ly/Cliba.
The battery wasn't enough to film it until touch down - Sorry!
Impressions of the thriving bicycle culture in Buenos Aires, Argentina Follow our bicycle journeys: Instagram #velovoyagers & http://velovoyagers.tumblr.com Jesse Herbert http://oopsmark.ca Shea Mayer http://fitzandfollwell.com Origianl music by Jada Sirkin http://kumbundirana.bandcamp.com/
The expansion of built up urban land in Buenos Aires, 1809 - 2000. Prepared for the NYU Stern Urbanization Project using data compiled by Shlomo Angel, Jason Parent, Daniel Civco, and Alejandro Blei for The Atlas of Urban Expansion, published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Visualizations prepared by IMAGINARIA3D in Quito, Ecuador (imaginaria3d.com).
Getting around Buenos Aires, Argentina has never been easier. All you need is a bike.
it's a MADD world! EP36 We are so lucky to have tagged along on Jet's work flight to Buenos Aires, Argentina! You get to see a little bit of Jet on the plane but once we land we are out on the street and exploring. We had so much fun and we sure hope you really enjoy part 1 of this amazing city. Please send Fan Mail and Unboxings to: Maddox Weddle PO Box 210037 Bedford, TX 76095 Business inquiries please contact us at email@example.com INSTAGRAM: @maddoxweddle @itsamaddworldvlog FACEBOOK: Maddox: https://goo.gl/3ZqDrf James: https://goo.gl/h2bGKp Song: Ikson - Still (Vlog No Copyright Music) Music promoted by Vlog No Copyright Music. Video Link: https://youtu.be/8Q__0PSB-Ps Song: Dennis Kumar - Nebulous (Vlog No Copyright Music) Music provided by Vlog No Copyright Music....
The Buenos Aires mosque is huge. It was a gift to the Muslim community of Buenos Aires from the late King of Saudi Arabia, King Fahd. The land was donated by the Argentine government, and the facility was paid for by King Fahd. It’s on four acres of land in the heart of Palermo.
New trains arriving at Hurlingham station in Buenos Aires, Argentina on the Linea San Martin line. They've had to raise the platform to accommodate the new sliding doors. Much safer trains but how long will they look as new as this...
About to land in Buenos Aires
You will love this city tour as it enters almost every corner. Entire video is fascinating, but especially middle section and the last sections of this video is amazing and it will make you feel as if you are touring the city. Longer tour of the city. This city has everything and it is really beautiful! There are some intriguing sections of the city which is completely different than your usual sections and corners.
By Liliana Usvat
Increible... (El insulto del principio y todos los gritos que se oyen son tuyos Solcito asi que solo tengo una palabra para decirte: callateeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee... Te amoo)