urb-i – ideas & inspiration for better cities simple transformations can change the way we perceive public space
Extensive before and after slideshow of cities around the world making streets more pedestrian friendly. We are probably 20 to 30 years away from any such movement here. The feds along with their puppets in the state houses and their stilted anally retentive traffic engineers will wait until the coasts are under water and the vast majority of farmland has been paved over before acting in even the most tentative ways. In the mean time, we will have to be happy with a few experiments on the coasts.