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Elements of a thrivable city

149 bytes added, 18:14, 4 December 2009
* [[Cycle and walking paths]].
* [[Walkable neighborhoods]] - every house within about five minutes walk of a local center and transport node.
* [[Congestion charges]] - putting a price on driving in the city center and other congested locations, but only when attractive alternatives exist.
* Grid pattern narrow streets, to encourage low speeds but short distances for car travel.
* Chicanes and similar traffic calming devices rather than speed bumps. (Slow down cars, rather than punishing them.

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