Promoting the Joys of Carfree Life in the USA
(Since February 2006)
Monday, May 11, 2009
Carfree Living in Vauban, Germany
Vauban, home to 5,500 residents within a rectangular square mile, may be the most advanced experiment in low-car suburban life. But its basic precepts are being adopted around the world in attempts to make suburbs more compact and more accessible to public transportation, with less space for parking. In this new approach, stores are placed a walk away, on a main street, rather than in malls along some distant highway.