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If you imagine a typical American city street, and you take away the space that’s dedicated to cars, you aren’t left with very much. Cars dominate cities. Spend some time walking around most U.S cities and you’ll find yourself pushed to narrow sidewalks waiting for crosswalk lights. You’ll find cyclists navigating really narrow strips of space.
"Americans are used to cars like fish are used to water. And that’s so ubiquitous in the U.S that I think for most people, it just never occurred to them that it could be otherwise. To give space back to pedestrians and bicyclists, and to make cities more friendly to life outside of the car?"
Behavioral Science, Democratized
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