On Friday, 20 March 2015, Mariss Jansons received the Silver Medal of the City of Amsterdam (Zilveren Medaille van de stad Amsterdam) from Mayor Van der Laan. It was awarded during his farewell as chief conductor of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (RCO).
In the coming years, 3,500 homes and 200,000 m² of workspaces will be built in the former industrial area Buiksloterham in Amsterdam Noord. The development of the area will take place in an entirely new way, namely in a ‘circular’ fashion.
Electric cars have covered a distance of more than 20 million clean, electric kilometres in a five-year period of building Amsterdam’s network of electric charging points. The network is increased by 25 charging points each month and in 2014 the number of kilometres driven with electric vehicles almost doubled in comparison to 2013.
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