“How can we give more safe space to bicycles and pedestrians in the city at this busy intersection, without slowing down and in due course reducing car traffic”.
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“How can we at the same time (a) use bicycles and foot traffic (i.e., healthy, sustainable, active, cheap, zero-carbon, zero greenhouse gasses, democratic transport par excellence) to slow down and reduce (b) the ever-increasing number of dangerous, polluting, wasteful, space-hungry, costly, ) cars surging into our city day after day after day”.
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Bio: Trained as a development economist, Eric Britton is a public entrepreneur specializing in the field of sustainability and social justice. Professor of Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris), he is also MD of EcoPlan Association, an independent advisory network providing strategic counsel for government and business on policy and decision issues involving complex systems, social-technical change and sustainable development. Founding editor of World Streets, his latest work focuses on the subject of equity, economy and efficiency in city transport and public space, and helping governments to ask the right questions and in the process, find practical solutions to urgent climate, mobility, life quality and job creation issues. Currently working on an open collaborative project, “BETTER CHOICES: Bringing Sustainable Transportation to Smaller Asian Cities” . More at: http://wp.me/PsKUY-2p7 * This article is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 licence.