How has urban growth created environmental opportunities in Bristol?

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  • How has urban change created environmental opportunities in Bristol?
    • Integrated Transport System (ITS)
      • 2012: Bristol was UK's 2nd most congested city
      • AIMS
        • Double no. of cyclists by 2020
        • Better transport links
        • Less congestion + pollution
        • Encourage ppl. to switch from cars to public transport
      • Electrification of railway line to London
        • Greener transport
        • Better connections to South Wales + England
      • Rapid Transport Network
        • 3 bus routes linking main Temple Meads station w/city's Park + Ride sites
    • Urban Greening
      • Over 1/3 of Bristol is open space
      • 8 nature reserves + 300 parks
      • Definition: Increasing + preserving open space green areas
      • Green initiatives
        • 27% of city will be wildlife networks
        • 30% of city covered In trees
        • Conservation of Sites of Nature Conservation Interest (SNCI)

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