More than 100 outlets from local to global covered the EcoMobility World Festival, spreading the word about low-carbon transport options.

Here’s a selection of this media coverage.

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12 October ’15

The Ecomobility World Festival has been taking place in Johannesburg in South Africa, with people being encouraged to get out of their cars and instead walk, cycle, and use public transport.
The BBC’s Christian Parkinson reports from Johannesburg, where the business district has ”gone green”.

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30 September ’15

MoneyMakers with Bruce Whitfield. The host speaks to Lisa Seftel, Executive Director at the City of Johannesburg – Department of Transport and Santhosh Kodukula, EcoMobility Programme Manager for ICLEI.

More video coverage from CNBC Africa

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Oct 14, 2015

As Africa’s cities grow, so too do the unpleasant effects of urban life, like traffic and pollution. This month, the city of Johannesburg is piloting a program that .

More video coverage from Voice of America

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5 October ’15

The much awaited EcoMobility World Festival got underway with motorists in the Sandton CBD, having to use alternative modes of transport.

More video coverage from SABC News

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30 October ’15

Lisa Seftel wraps-up the Ecomobility World Festival, clarifying that at least some of the public transport measures implemented will remain in place.

More video coverage from SABC News

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14 October ’15

Expresso – SABC3 attended the Ecomobility World Festival in Sandton, running from 1-31 Oct. The main objective of the festival is to demonstrate alternative modes of transport to decongest SA’s cities and promote a healthier life-style of walking and biking.

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6 October ’15

Commuters to Sandton are responding positively to the EcoMobility World Festival and eNCA’s Phakamile Hlubi takes a look at how user-friendly the facilities are.

More video coverage from eNCA

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14 October ’15

JoburgToday Tv focuses on the EcoMobility World Festival, reporting on the release of the Declaration on Ecomobility in Cities. Rooftop music ensues.

Other media coverage

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