16 May '11, 6pm

10 simple ways to have more bikes, more walking (and less cars) in big cities

10 simple ways to have more bikes, more walking (and less cars) in big cities

Urban drivers, it seems to me, are a roaring case study in the endowment effect, treating the everyday grind of gridlock and gas-pump price shock and the futile quest for a good parking space like precious commodities essential to urban living. I'm not sure how we completely overcome this sense of impending loss, but I have a hunch it begins by showing, in very tangible form, what cities look like —how valuable they can be — when you plan them around the needs of people instead of their cars. The fantastic documentary, "Moving Beyond the Automobile," available in 10 bite-sized episodes from the ever-excellent Streetfilms.org, provides just such a window on (liberated) city living after the car.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/transportation/blogs/10-sim...

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