Dreaming Of A Car-Free Development

While local developers and city leaders reject the idea, Sherman Lewis, professor emeritus at California State University, East Bay, continues to advocate for a pedestrian-friendly development of 1,000 residences in Hayward, CA.

"...the fact that no one has tried anything quite like it before won't stop the Sherman Lewis, [professor emeritus at California State University, East Bay] from launching an ambitious effort...He demonstrated blueprints of his 30-acre dream community of mostly three-story town homes, apartments, a grocery store and restaurant...Lewis is unfazed by the opposition, and his persistence is beginning to turn some skeptical civic leaders, such as City Councilman Bill Quirk, into enthusiastic advocates."

Thanks to CollegeTownLife

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A Car-Free experiment is the way to go

This is definitly the way to go. Somebody needs to try this experiment. I do think it works better if you try it in the midst of a larger part of town however. In LA, I think this is a good idea. But best to find a spot in town that has good access to the red line and the rapid bus.

Tom Andrews
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