When New York City tried to ban cars – the extraordinary story of ‘Gridlock Sam’ (the guardian) — A post-automobile world?

Published by Aaron M Renn, June 1st, 2016 Decades before New York installed bike lanes and pedestrian streets, Sam Schwartz – the man who coined the term ‘gridlock’ – was at the centre of a bitter fight to create a car-free Red Zone in downtown Manhattan. Before the eager young New York traffic department employee who […]

via When New York City tried to ban cars – the extraordinary story of ‘Gridlock Sam’ (the guardian) — A post-automobile world?

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