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Superblocks to the Rescue?

How they are redesigning the road system to reclaim the city from cars in Barcelona.

In Barcelona, they are experimenting with a new way of designing the city. Superblocks are vast low-traffic zones, but they are also deeply controversial. The aim is cut pollution and reclaim public space from the car, but does it work? World Hacks investigates.

Also on the programme, we hear advice from Antarctica on how to stay warm in the cold snap.

(Photo: A superblock from above. Credit: Google Maps)

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Sun 22 Jan 2017 09:06GMT

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  • Sat 21 Jan 2017 03:06GMT
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