Cities With Car-Free Potential

This post from Treehugger looks at 6 cities that could potentially go car-lite or car-free.

"Freiburg, Germany's Vauban development is the most well-known example of a city area that has successfully turned away from car-centric culture. It's a big step that can be fraught with difficulties and also with a huge reward: more people-friendly, livable streets. Suprisingly, there are scores of car-free zones around the globe, but very few cities (we're talking populations of 50,000 or more citizens) seriously and consistently are pursuing the necessary planning measures to move to car free, or even car lite."

Included in the list are Geneva, Paris and Davis, California.

Full Story: 6 Cities That Could Easily Be Car "Lite" or Car Free



nice effort

That's quite interesting and amazing to know about the city which is completely car free zone. I really liked the concept and love to have same thing in my home town too. It is so good in every terms and fun too. I really want to appreciate the effort made by Freiburg, Germany's Vauban development to turn down the car centric culture. It is really a nice and appropriate step to develop mutuality among people's behavior by demotivating individualism. I just liked it.

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