While Vancouver prides itself on multi-modal transportation options, with less than half of trips into its downtown in cars, free parking is still sacrosanct for many.
How can we fit more people into cities without overcrowding? In this TEDxBoston 2012 talk, Kent Larson shows off folding cars, quick-change apartments and other innovations that could make the city of the future work a lot like a small village of the past.
Introducing a new mobility system that helps make the city a better place to live.
I’m not 100% convinced that the electric car is the solution our cities need, but this looks to be an interesting documentary nonetheless.
I’m a bit late to the party in posting this, but in case you haven’t seen it yet, it’s worth a watch:
Vilnius mayor Artūras Zuokas fights illegally parked cars with tank.
“What should the city do about drivers who think that they are above the law? It seems that a tank is the best solution.”
Car companies sell freedom and mobility, but in fact offer only gridlock, poor land use, health problems, and global warming.