Car-Centric Cities Can’t Be Green Cities

Car-Centric Cities Can’t Be Green Cities
People participate in the Summer Streets program free of car traffic, in New York, Aug. 13, 2022 (Sipa photo by Lev Radin via AP Images).

For years, environmentalists have pointed out the damage done to our health and lives by car-centric cities, including air pollution, neighborhood demolition and fatal accidents. The alternative would be cleaner cities designed to promote accessible, reliable and efficient transport, but also clean air and a creative outdoor culture.

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