Tag: Transportation Planning
Collaborative learning and an updated toolbox: two ideas for cities to make a U-turn on car-centric planning
Helsinki’s car tunnel plans show how taking action is the hard part in sustainable mobility policy. Turning transportation departments into learning organizations can help untie the knot.
‘This Waterfront Needs a Highway’: The Huge Mistakes Cities Keep Making
Making mistakes is an important part of life. It’s an opportunity for growth and a lesson to others. Unless, of course, you’re a city. Too often, cities think they’re unique and repeat the blunders that others have made before them. Here are three of the worst ideas that keep getting recycled. This article was originally…
Intelligent Mobility and the Long Walk to Freedom from Cars
Finland’s revolutionary aim to curb car ownership with driverless cars and MaaS mustn’t evolve into an excuse for not making better cities. Finland and especially Helsinki have lately received a fair share of global media attention thanks to ambitious plans for bettering urban life by making car ownership obsolete in the next decade. Or “to…