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Do shopping bag fees send the wrong message?

I first came across the concept of shopping bags fees during a 2007 trip to Venice. After a couple of days of wondering where one bought groceries in Venice, I eagerly shopped when I spotted a grocery store in Lido, across the Venetian Lagoon from my Venice apartment.

As the checker tallied my purchases, which […]

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Venice 2007: Doing suburbs right

Lido street scene

For a holiday respite, I devoted some of my posts through December and into January to recounting a trip I took to Venice in 2007. Using photos and notes from the trip, I highlighted the urbanist issues of day-to-day life in perhaps the most famous car-free city in the world.

I’ve […]