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People Hate the Idea of Car-Free Cities — Until They Live in One. The car-free schemes end up being so popular and work so well that “once cities make the decision to reduce or remove cars, they rarely go back”.

Discussion  3 comments

Daniel Swartz

I would love to live in a city like this, but it just seems to make too much sense to happen in the US.


Sometimes it truly feels like cars are an addiction, and most of us are still on step one. I don't quite know how else to describe a society that self-inflicts harm, develops increasing social isolation, acts against its own self-interest, spends inordinate amounts of money on them, and has become somewhat incapable of imagining life without cars.

Allister Banks

'So why are residents so reticent?' was sitting right there, wired, your editor would have approved

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