Friday, November 8, 2013

Jeff Speck in
Time to Get Cities Walking Again

(Image by Ramanathan Kathiresan)
We Americans have learned that reorganising our cityscapes around the automobile was a bad investment, not to mention an environmental disaster. Like many European cities, our most forward-thinking municipalities have turned away from road investment in favor of transit, bicycling, and pedestrian infrastructure. The evidence seems to support a contention of Winston Churchill: “The American people can be counted on to do the right thing, after they have exhausted all the alternatives." Read more: Time to get US cities walking again | Jeff Speck - China Dialogue

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