Friday, May 15, 2009

Leaving Growth In Cities Out Of The Argument

Patrick McIlheran argues that we need more ways to move people through cities as the solution to congestion.

Buried freeways. Wider streets. New tolls.

Missing from this one-dimensional discussion: promoting growth in cities to put people and jobs close to other people and jobs, which reduces the need for new concrete infrastructure and minimizes commuting time.

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