The Walkable City

October 22, 2013

How do we solve the problem of the suburbs? Urbanist Jeff Speck shows how we can free ourselves from dependence on the car — which he calls "a gas-belching, time-wasting, life-threatening prosthetic device" — by making our cities more walkable and more pleasant for more people.


Jeff Speck

 Jeff Speck is a city planner and the author of Walkable City and coauthor of the bestseller Suburban Nation.

Tags: bicycling; sustainable transport; modal shift, municipal planning, Transport, urban planning, walkable cities, walking