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It will be interesting to see how things evolve in the coming decades; particularly in handling traffic, walkability, and general congestion caused by the massive influx of a concentrated population. Most cities are not designed to accommodate the population growth numbers you’ve noted above…Great article!

Brad V. Done, commenting on “Building better cities: Why national urban policy frameworks matter”, from OECD Observer No 307 Q3 2016, posted on www.medium.com

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