Not only the 20th century was marked by massive building of cities and sites in the 21st century, the process continues, showing the world the young, sometimes wonderful city. We present to your attention five of the most incredible cities constructed in the 21st century.
1. Songdo in South Korea
The city, which is the area of economic freedom considered to be the first in the history of mankind “smart” large settlement. This city, showing how life depends on new and advanced technologies, began at the turn of the new Millennium. The city’s location is designed to make it maximum comfortable for the contemporary society and business development. There are a lot of parks, boulevards, bike paths and stations for charging electric vehicles – what is not a dream?
Each resident of Songdo has smart card that allows you to use all the features of the city. So, thanks to a smart card for free use of public transport, the Internet generation “Next”, to take to bikes, going to the shops and restaurants. Here the implemented pneumatic garbage collection, a unique water system, “smart” heat and power plant.
2. The Olympic village in Krasnaya Polyana on the territory of the Russian Federation
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Transportation – Transportation to Japan: Types of transport in Japan, urban, Maritime, water, rail. The development of transport in Japan
Japan is one of the most developed transport systems. In the development of this system, the government invests a lot of money. In the country drive on the left. In the country several dozens of railway companies compete with each other. Almost all cities are connected by lines around the country 250 high-speed trains. The movement on the route occurs with high accuracy. Therefore, railway transport in the country is the main means of transportation of residents and guests of the country. Train service is not only public but also private companies. The country has a total 23670 km of railway lines. All trains in the country are equipped with machines for coffee, soft armchairs. In trains there is a toilet, telephone. The display of information presented not only in Japanese but also in English.
Road transport in Japan
In Japan totals 1 152 207 km of roads. The number of highways – 6 km 114 Just under 300 thousand km do not have special coatings. The country provides high-speed, divided, and toll roads. The number of bus transportation in the country quite extensively. Moreover, this type of transport has a low rates, and it provides services not only in the daytime, but at night. But compared to trains, to travel by bus need to have more time.