Public works around the world

Bike racks and public benches. This is just outside the building—a castle built in 1279—where the Naples, Italy, City Council meets.

Litter removal along Las Ramblas pedestrian mall in Barcelona, Spain.

Grounds, parks, and roadside maintenance in Nice, France. Are these workers also on the phone?!

Bird control in Florence, Italy.

Solid waste collection and disposal in Florence. I’ve never seen a recycling bin like this in North America. They don’t look easy to empty.

Street lighting in Florence, Italy. These fixtures must cost a pretty penny.

Roads and bridges, Moyenne Corniche, France.

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