Wednesday, January 6, 2010

The Copenhagen Experience: A Practical Solution for Taking Back Our Streets

Bicyle transportation and pedestrian areas can be created in a pragmatic manner. By smalls steps, bicycles have been accomodated and streets that were previously dominated by the automoile turned into pedestrian only. The most innovative strategy in this video in the creation of a pedestrian priority street, which still allow automobie traffic and parking. Could the Copenhagen experience be transferred to the U.S. or will it be discounted as one of those "European things". American exceptionalism has long preveented innovative ideas from formenting.

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