Mon October 22, 2012
Taking to the Streets
What opportunities do you see in city streets?
How about feeding a parking meter... then laying down a blanket and having a picnic?
Or getting rid of all traffic lights, signs, and line markings... then turning a roadway into a public park with cars included?
Researcher Peter Norton says there is a worldwide revolution underway in how people are using streets and roads. He has agreed to tell us about it.
Peter D. Norton, PhD - Cultural Historian. Author of Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City (MIT Press, 2011). Professor of Science, Technology, and Society at the University of Virginia.