A better city starts with pedestrian space

“The new city can be totally different and much better in very simple ways. It’s a matter of design—of political decision.” – Enrique Peñalosa

City Atlas speaks with Enrique Peñalosa, urban strategist & former Bogotá mayor, about the importance of quality pedestrian space and public transit.

In this video, Peñalosa traces how cities became more car-friendly than people-friendly, and how we can re-prioritize road space for people.