Article 02.029

Thursday 1, June 2017

Article 02, paisea 029. Pedestrianisation of New York | Gema Gené and Jordi Ferré

Extract from the report World Class Streets: Remaking New York City’s Public Realm.

“Many cities today are using their public spaces in ways they haven’t in decades. During the twentieth century, many cities redesigned their central areas to better accommodate vehicular traffic and commuters who had moved to the suburbs. Today, however, many cities have rediscovered the advantages of their dense historic forms. In many, public life is being carefully supported through pedestrian, bicycling and public space improvements. People in all parts of the world have responded enthusiastically to these new opportunities to celebrate the public realm.”

Full article HERE

paisea 029 [pedestrian scapes], available in digital edition HERE

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