Pedestrian-only streets: how awful
Yes, I'm joking. But for many years there's been a running theme in the planning and development world that pedestrian-only streets can never work and that having cars on the street is always preferable. They simply won't work otherwise. It's common even among many of my most respected friends and colleagues.
I know, I know: density, captive market, yadda yadda yadda. But can we at least start to have a conversation about how much better such streets are for humans?
Today's installment from Streetfilms - the pedestrian streets of Guadalajara: