A Plea for Progressive City Design
Wired’s Observation Deck has been killing it with these opinion videos related to transportation and city design. It’s interesting that such a tech-focused organization is calling for a progressive mindset to urban design that essentially takes us back to LESS technological manners of living and moving. Ultimately though, if technology exists to make our lives better and deeper with meaning and interaction, then their approach makes sense in that city design should become focused less on cars and more on walking, bikes and other more rewarding ways of existing in a city that brings about deeper social interaction. Now, how to convince planners and city officials of all this.