In German Suburb, Life Goes on Without Cars

May 14, 2009

Residents of the upscale German suburb Vauban are living car-free, as part of the “smart planning” movement that is gaining popularity in Europe and the U.S. Breaking the association between suburbanites and cars will drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help combat global warming. Planners in California are currently looking to develop a car-reduced community on the outskirts of Oakland. Read the full article in The New York Times.