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Seoul: $50m walkway moves city away from car dependency

A new $50m walkway for pedestrians has opened in Seoul following a refurbishment of a busy motorway overpass.

A new $50m walkway for pedestrians has opened in Seoul following a refurbishment of a busy motorway overpass.

 

The project is part of efforts to shed the South Korean capital’s image of being car-orientated.

 

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Thomas reports from Seoul.