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“An advanced city is not a place where the poor have cars. It is where the rich use public transport,” Enrique Peñalosa, former mayor of Bogota, once said.
Last year the city of Ghent started subsidising electric cars, but the runaway success of the scheme meant that the budget quickly ran dry.
I have always liked balconies, and when I lived in New York and didn’t have one I envied all those tens of thousands of people who did.
I come from India and work as an IT analyst in Brussels. My job gave me a great opportunity to work in Brussels and I’ve enjoyed every moment of it.
Brit Karen Garside runs the Brussels Bookswappers Club
How did you get involved with the Bookswappers?
The recent revamp of our website has proved more successful than we could have hoped for, earning praise for its new design and increased interactivity.
The Belgian postal service, bpost, does get a raw deal.
So, the first big test is under my belt and out of the way: on Sunday, along with more than 20,000 others, I ran the Antwerp 10 Miles (that’s 16km, metric fans).
The practical necessities of travel usually allow us only rushed and distracted impressions of train stations, airports and bus depots.