You wake up, go to work, head to lunch, swing out to buy something, back to work, hop in your car, home by 7, dinner and repeat. Throughout the day, if you’re like millions of other Americans, you were engaging in all of this in a city. What constitutes a city? Generally, it’s an area with 300,000 plus residents (although that can be argued). But a city is a place where commerce and living intersect, lives are lived at all angles, with multiple offers all available at your fingertips.
The automobile began to be mass-produced in the early 20th century. But this did not simply result in more people with more cars. Rather, the design of cities changed in unison, as the car was beginning to be the primary mode of transport in cities and cities rightly had to adapt. When cars first appeared, they shared the roads with pedestrians, horses, carriages and bicycles. Currently, roughly [...]