The Future of Mobility was 70 years ago

If we can’t have the Redline at least we can learn about other cities making decisive infrastructure upgrades to improve accessibility, promote economic opportunity, reduce pedestrian fatalities and yes, reduce automobile traffic.

This is happening in Buffalo, NY of all places, and the webinar linked above reviews how the federal interstate system slowly drained Buffalo of residents who moved to the close suburbs during the white flight era, turning functional city blocks into commuter parking lots. The panel details a cooperative effort from a wide variety of local organizations to foster a more humanistic transportation landscape, building a system around human needs before technology.

About Suhas Malghan

This blog documents the design and development of environmentally sustainable machines and humane design practice in general; machines that work for humanity as well on the move as they do sitting still.
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