Cy Plan 114 Lecture 6

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Cy Plan 114 Lecture 6 Transportation and the Suburban Boom [Cont’d] 1b. Public Agency Transportation Decision - Road provision as a public good, transit provision as private investment (why?) - Routing through and near central cities, supposedly serving downtown interests - Conjunction with urban renewal programs in 1950’s and 60’s - Transformation of streets a public spaces into streets for cars - Chicago 1917 – cars and traffic happening/ police directing traffic - Guild of Nature Lovers passing gas station - In European conflict because not much space/ US cities with wider roads - 1978 Philadelphia 75% of death with motor vehicle and pedestrians - Auto aggression o Implies policy about the auto or from the auto or from the auto/ reallocation of rights/ easier to stop/ individualistic/ cars = money/ U.S. transportation policy has been to reduce fatality - Levittown New York/ science of planning became relevant o Started planning streets o Some towns not accessible through anything other than a road with car
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