In this throwback video, Chuck takes us down a sidewalk in his hometown during rush hour and shows that, just because a street has sidewalks, that doesn't make it safe or pleasant to walk on. Unsurprisingly, there's no one out walking besides him.
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(Top photo by Johnny Sanphillippo)
If you don't get involved in the planning of your city, it will be planned for you. Much of it already has been.
It’s pretty easy to destroy a walkable place. We’ve been doing it for so long.
By designing our cities for cars, we have created landscapes that exclude the aging.