Author: Adam Greenfield

Montreal Rapidly Expands Pedestrianization With The Pilot Approach

FOR PEOPLE TO BELIEVE PEDESTRIAN SPACES CAN WORK THEY HAVE TO SEE SUCH PLACES Great public space builds great societies. Most cities need to create more public space through pedestrian-priority streets but doing so often meets resistance, largely because people struggle to conceive of such major changes. The old approach of drawn-out public processes and shouting matches at community meetings is broken. We need another way. Enough with the deliberation, let’s try something out cheaply on a temporary basis, see if it works, keep it if it does and remove it if it doesn’t. In a previous article, I...

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