Join us to participate in the upcoming 2019 City:One Challenge. 

Profile

Recent contributions

(1)

Contribution list

Recent comments

(2) View all
link

Paul commented on Groceries for a large, young family

Thanks to everyone doing this important work, for the sake of our children and grandchildren.

link

Paul commented on Groceries for a large, young family

To be honest I live closer to Seattle, I just saw this City of Tomorrow as an opportunity to put this point out there. I see many cities looking for ways to get away from the gridlock of many people, each with their own car. And I agree the current system is unsustainable. But when my brother thought it was good that Seattle was taking away lanes of conventional traffic and restricting them to buses, I told him -- yes that makes sense from your point of view, but don't you realize it means that it will be that much harder for me to take my family into Seattle? I have driven my family in Zurich and actually Geneva was the worst, basically impossible, and I understand that is by design. I don't know what the solution is but all the solutions I hear about these days seem designed for the average millennial family that has 0-2 children. One idea I have is self-driving car carriers in a "park n ride" on the outskirts of the city so that you can just load the family minivan onto one of them and continue on your journey with all your sleeping children in their carseats, snacks, changes of clothes, blankies and soft toys, musical instruments, Scout patrol flags... You get the idea.