10 Ways Cities Are Turning Back Time

It's back to the future for global cities, now that we've realized what a mess the 20th century was.

"For all the focus that's placed on smart, tech-savvy cities of the future, the truth is that, in many ways, cities are turning back the clock. After a period of incredible waste, we've entered a period of incredible panic: If we don't find more sustainable ways to live and work, our future cities are doomed," writes Nicole Ferraro.

"[T]he answers that city decision makers are coming up with have been there all along. In planning our future cities, we're really just returning to the past."

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