There Are Better Ways to Get Around Town

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John Massengale:

Every planner and urban designer I’ve talked to in Denmark and the Netherlands says their countries would never build such ugly, over-engineered streets, which diminish the pedestrian experience and give high priority to traffic flow at 35 m.p.h. and above.

Not to mention that every city in the world at a large enough size has far too much traffic to ever get up to such speeds. So yeah, this all needs to be re-thought for our modern age. And cities will be 1000x better for it.

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