"The biggest problem presented in the report is the fact that cities are being planned especially for cars and for adults,"~~~
Redevelopers have tighter funding these days.
Learning to live without a car. Moving from the burbs to the bright lights.
I used to make a big grocery shopping trip just about every Saturday, driving several miles to a store and throwing half a dozen shopping bags into the trunk. Now I can walk to a supermarket three blocks away~~~
Suburbanization and climate change. They are linked.
Apple will spend some cash to revitalize a Chicago Subway Station.
I couldn't agree with Ryan more on this point.
There is a terrible chicken-and-egg problem to transportation planning, in which planners express regret that there is so little transit demand and so much traffic before building new roads. They have to accommodate the demand they've got! But you can't have transit demand if you don't have transit, and if you don't recognize that, then you're doomed to keep building roads forever. No one in the mind of the planners has yet invented a substitute for the automobile.~~~
The electric transit revolution is upon the British. Trolleybuses return.