And the value of the artworks can’t be lower than 1% of the price paid for the land lot
According to the most recent Eurostat data
A recent survey from Eurostat (European Statistics Authority), shows how Europeans in major cities feel about their quality of life. There are surprising good news for Greece, as Athenians’ overall satisfaction with their city increased compared to the previous study. Eurostat took into consideration factors as transportation, educational and health infrastructure, the ability to find a job and ease in renting a house. The effectiveness of public services and the level of noise, the inclusion of migrants into society, city cleanliness and air pollution were also measured.
Athens recorded the highest increase of positive answers compared to the last conducted survey in 2012. On the question about how happy they are living in their own city, 71% of Athenians said they were satisfied. Athens ranks quite high regarding public transportation, with 72% being satisfied.
In 63 European cities, the health infrastructure was considered to be one of the top 3 factors in their inhabitants’ quality of life, with people in twenty-seven of those cities naming it the most important issue. In 52 - the problem of unemployment was among the top 3 considerations. Residents from a total of 59 cities named their educational institutions in the top 3 contributors to the quality of their lives.
The French capital has opted for grassroots democracy when it comes to making the tough decisions on mobility policy
The price of monthly passes, however, will remain the same so that regular commuters won’t have to worry
Linköping (Sweden) wins in the European Rising Innovative City category
Nijlen wants to be known as a bee-friendly town, which transforms words into actions
It will cost 39, instead of the regular 49 euros, in a bid to make public transit even more accessible
The Spanish island town gets high marks for creating an urban environment fully inclusive of people with disabilities
The Dutch capital is vigorously trying to remake its image and reputation and put forward what makes it a breathing livable city
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The practical art objects are competing for one of the 2023 New European Bauhaus Prizes
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