Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

"A community’s physical form, rather than its land uses, is its most intrinsic and enduring characteristic." [Katz, EPA] This blog focuses on place and placemaking and all that makes it work--historic preservation, urban design, transportation, asset-based community development, arts & cultural development, commercial district revitalization, tourism & destination development, and quality of life advocacy--along with doses of civic engagement and good governance watchdogging.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

The reality of an automobile-centric mobility paradigm that Pat Herrity and the Washington Post editorial board refuse to acknowledge

In an interview with Jane Jacobs, after the publication of the book The Nature of Economies, with regard to automobile traffic, she said that mostly people asked the wrong question...

The Wrong Question
Why aren't there enough roads?

The Right Question
Why are there so many cars?


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