A good city is like a good party. People stay much longer than they planned to.
(Email from CEO for Cities, Chicago)
A remarkable group of national and international experts gathered in Chicago last week to tackle the question of how to make Chicago a city where people can meet their daily needs without owning a car.
Full report out 10 Jan 2011.
A few gems:
- A good city is like a good party. People stay much longer than they planned to.
- The more walking and biking there is in your city, the better your city will be.
- Mobility is about experiencing joy, not just getting from here to there.
- Connectivity + Livability = A “Daily Needs” Neighborhood
- How do you ask for something you’ve never seen? We covet what we see. We have to help people see new possibilities.