How Can Cities Focus More on Quality of Life and Less on Cars?


Are cars are over the hill?(Making Cities for People, Gehl Blog, Nov. 7, 2012)

Today we review a short article from an urban planning firm in Denmark that examines how cities in the OECD could and can shift from a car-centric plan for urban development and economics to one that both accommodates growth and improves the urban quality of life. This involves changing technology, tax policies, improved infrastructure and different objectives in urban planning- things that merit consideration in other countries who are seeing lowering rates of use of the car as the vehicle of choice in urban transportation and mobility.

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