Rethinking The Future Of Transportation

While growth is inevitable, the overcrowding and overuse of transportation is not, writes Oded Roth in this week's Planetizen Op-Ed.
June 1, 2004, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The challenge of our generation is to reach a global civil social consensus for better mobility... Transportation systems that work similarly to a bank, or a depository library of rolling stock, will improve the efficacy of transportation use. Parking facilities will be in abundance, and no traffic congestion will occur by many individuals using their private large family car solely for their personal use or sport utility vehicle for a daily drive to work. Instead of congested roads, streamlined automatic and intelligent compact cars will rush rapidly, permitting commuters to alight precisely at their required destination, and immediately clear expensive space for others to come aboard."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Wednesday, June 2, 2004 in Planetizen
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