Suburbia is synonymous with strip malls and traffic. Or is it? Many suburbs are shifting gears, moving beyond the automobile and giving people more choices for how to get around. In places that seemed paved over, shops, homes, and vibrant new communities are replacing acres of asphalt. Less driving and less pavement means more time for strolling and more space for making the most of our downtown communities.
Vancouver is providing sustainable transportation options to its citizens, including working towards a complete AAA (‘All Ages and Abilities’) bicycle network
In cities that require more driving, residents spend far more of their income on transportation
Creating walkable urbanism requires removing single-use zoning barriers