"We can transform our cities in a very short period of time"
The Rules of Traffic are Counter-Intuitive
When plans first surfaced to create pedestrian-friendly zones in downtown Manhattan, many critics said that it would only bring "carmaggedon" and make traffic worse. The video above by our friends at StreetFilms shows what actually happens, and explains why carmaggedon was averted. And the best part of all this is that these kinds of changes can be done very quickly for very little money. Our cities could become much greener if we could actually find the political will. See also: Bus Rapid Transit Featured in the New York Times