Monday, August 10, 2009

Interesting Article

The graphic below, from this article on Streetsblog, shows what Manhattan would look like if the 388,000+ people who commute in daily were to start driving to work and their cars had be accomodated on the island:
A rather jarring view - even moreso when you realize that this is what a lot of American city centers actually look like:
That's Fort Worth (top) and Jacksonville (bottom), just two examples. Freeways, surface parking, bloated streets and eroded urban fabric - but we can still save them!!

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