Vancouver’s World-Renowned & Comfortable Multi-Modal Infrastructure (Film)
Original story at CleanTechnica• 3 mentions • 6 months ago
CleanTechnica 6 months ago
February 6th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanInfrastructure that supports multi-modal travel makes it possible to live comfortably without a car. Vancouver is perhaps North America’s #1 city in this way. How unusual is the city of Vancouver? Well, for one thing, in the 1960s, Vancouver’s citizens refused to allow freeways in the city. That may seem like an obviously smart move today, but it was radical back then. The proposed highway would have separated the Vancouver downtown from its lovely waterfront. Citizens did not want the urban center torn up and replaced with enormous freeways and large concrete roads and walls ...