26 Aug '11, 2pm

"The most sustainable trip is the one you never had to take in the first place"

"The most sustainable trip is the one you never had to take in the first place"

Calthorpe: “In many climates a party wall is more cost effective than a solar collector in reducing a home's energy needs. Well-placed windows and high ceilings offer better lighting than efficient fluorescents in the office. A walk or bike ride is certainly less expensive and is less carbon intensive than a hybrid car even at 50 mpg . . . A combination of urbanism and green technology will be necessary, but the efficiency of urbanism should precede the costs of alternative technologies." Mouzon: “Live where you can walk to the grocery; Live where you can make a living; Choose smaller stuff with double duty.” Greenberg: “The unhealthy consequences of a sedentary, car-dependent lifestyle are clear. Driving to the gym or health club is no substitute for walking as part of a daily routine.” Alter: “I think there is yet another form of urbanism: Heritage Urbanism, where we res...

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