World Class Streets Have More Pedestrians, Fewer Cars.

Danish Architect/Planner Jan Gehl and Janette Sadik-Khan of the NY DOT recently prepared a report for New York City called “World Class Streets” (PDF here). It suggests that “a vastly disproportionate amount of space is allocated to parking cars than to public seating spaces.” For example, Main Street in Flushing squeezes twice as many pedestrians into one-third of the space.

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