Bikes and Peds A Threat to the Car?

National Journal asks its panel of transportation experts whether the car is really threatened by the rise in policy focus on pedestrians and cyclists.

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August 4, 2010, 5:00 AM PDT

By Nate Berg


With various efforts to pedestrianize streets or turn over auto infrastructure to non-auto uses, some wonder whether the car will fade into the policy background.

"Will cars and trucks be targeted in future urban transportation planning? Should they be? Who wins or loses if auto space (lanes or even whole roads) is turned over to bicyclists or pedestrians? What cities are striking a good balance today, and what can they teach us about the future?"

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