19 Nov '12, 2pm

What It's Like To Live in a City Without Cars

What It's Like To Live in a City Without Cars

If one was going to build a city without cars, one certainly wouldn't model it on Venice; the elderly have real problems getting up and down the bridges over the canals, and the labour costs involved in doing everything by hand must be extraordinary. I do wonder what the response time might be if you have to call an ambulance. But it is such a pleasure living in a world without cars, sitting in sidewalk cafe´s with no traffic noise, and being able to walk anywhere (until you want to cross the Grand Canal, anyways). It works, in it's wonderful quirky way.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/urban-design/what-its-live-city...

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