History isn’t all that matters: Cities can change to cater to pedestrians instead of, or at least in addition to, cars.
The laws of physics and human anatomy translate to 30 mph being far deadlier than 25 mph.
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There are many ways cities can make their public spaces safer and more inviting for pedestrians. Parking lots can go underground, buildings can be oriented toward the street, and wider streets can offer more space for everyone. But these things require lots of time, lots of money and lots of redesigning areas already teeming with […]
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