Cities With Car-Free Potential

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

January 27, 2010, 12:00 PM PST

By Nate Berg


"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.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 in Treehugger

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