Asrai Ord explicates Rebecca Solnit's belief that "the car has become a prosthetic… for a conceptually impaired body or a body impaired by the creation of a world that is no longer human in scale."
Sep 25, 2010 The Planning Pool
Oakland, California recently closed off two miles of city street to cars, creating a Bogota-inspired ciclovia, dubbed 'Oaklavia'.
Jul 9, 2010 Streetsblog
This post from <em>Treehugger</em> looks at 6 cities that could potentially go car-lite or car-free.
Jan 27, 2010 Treehugger
It will take a long time for the US to embrace pedestrians, bicycling, and electric carts as substitutes for cars in our communities. And yet an inevitable change is coming that will significantly increase environmental quality, and restore real community and economic viability. Changing legislation, master planning, and the development of car-reduced and car-free communities will move us forward, writes Greg Ramsey. Exclusive
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The New York Times Automobiles Section discusses the growing population of Americans living car-free.
Oct 22, 2009 The New York Times
Local businesses on a busy Vancouver street that had been hosting weekly car-free events this summer have protested and effectively cancelled the event.
Aug 11, 2009 CBC
This slideshow form <em>Mother Nature Network</em> shows seven globa cities that are completely free of cars.
Aug 2, 2009 Mother Nature Network
Hayward, which is an East Bay suburb of San Francisco, has laid the groundwork for a nearly car-free housing development for environmentally conscious living.
Jun 9, 2009 San Francisco Chronicle
Vauban, Germany is a new suburb that is part of the 'smart planning movement'. It is car-free, i.e. the streets are car-free, while car ownership is allowed but restricted to two garages, and the cost unbundled. Only 30% of families own cars.
May 12, 2009 The New York Times - Environment
Michigan's Mackinac Island has been car-free since 1898. GOOD Magazine pays a visit to the island and finds that far from being Luddite, the island is very progressive, from extensive wifi to hydroelectric power.
May 12, 2009 GOOD Magazine