A better city starts with pedestrian space

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“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.