I Have a Dream
by Globetrotter on 28 August 2013DE
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Today is the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther's "I Have a Dream" speech, which was held on August 28, 1963 at the Washington D.C. Civil Rights March.
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Die Untersuchung orientiert sich an den folgenden fünf Indikatoren, die den Fußverkehr in den Städten beschreiben: - Modal-Split - Umwegefaktor - Erholungsfläche pro Einwohner - im Verkehr getötete Fußgänger pro 1 Mio. Einwohner - Motorisierungsgrad (Pkw pro 1.000 Einwohner) Die Ergebnisse wurden in eine Punkteskala von 1 bis 100 übertragen. Der Durchschnitt der Indikatoren bildet den perpedesindex 2016. Den höchsten Punktwert erreichte die Stadt Rostock. Alle Ergebnisse der Untersuchung werden in dieser Karte dargestellt. Punktwerte über 64 Punkte werden grün, Punktwerte zwischen 50 und 65 gelb, und Punktewerte unter 50 rot dargestellt. Für Rückfragen oder Informationen können sich mich unter Joerg.Kwauka@gmx.de kontaktieren. ENGLISH: The perpedesindex 2016 analyses walking in German cities with over 100.000 inhabitants (76 cities - from Berlin to Moers). 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