10 of the Most Innovative Cities in the World
As the cities grow bigger, they becomes big industrial areas. Big skyscrapers, buildings, more bricks less trees and parks, we are entering an industrial era. Some of the cities have seen this problem and are looking how to deal with it. Because of that they start to become so innovative. Some of them are introducing alternative ways of transport, energy sources and usage of natural resources. Others are improving the technology. Every city in this list is innovative in its own way. Here are some photos and information about these big cities.
The first innovative city we are going to present you is Amsterdam. It is the most bike-friendly city in the world. 38% of the total trips in this city are done by bikes.
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The Silicon Valley of India is the innovative city of Bangalore. The tech sector brings $17 billion in revenue a year.
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San Jose, California, US
The brainiacs on Earth are probably born in San Jose. This innovative city releases more than 5066 patents per million residents. This cit is the place where we move on fastest.
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Vancouver has set its goal to become the greenest city. This is so innovative because of the global problem with pollution. This goal is set for 2020 and so far Vancouver lowered 20% of its water consumption. Another information is that 41% of the people here don’t use motor vehicles, they take bike rides or walk.
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Dubai has the most innovative architecture. For example the 160-story-tall Burj Khalifa, which is the tallest building in the world.
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Munich has set a goal to become totally energy sustainable by 2025. So far it is on 37% to finishing this goal.
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The most innovative city about the best nationalized healthcare on Earth is Copenhagen. Everyone should take an example of this city.
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Cape Town, South Africa
The innovative city that want to get off fossil fuels is Cape Town in South Africa. They make solar water heaters that are available for all citizens.
This city is the city has the lowest corruption rates in South America. By starting the initiatives like Startup Chile, it is becoming one of the most entrepreneur-friendly cities on Earth.
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Seoul, South Korea
Seaul has made inroads in becoming one of the world’s “smart” cities. For Example, it provides real-time traffic information because it introduced GPS to all 25,000 taxi cabs in the city.
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