Monday, September 14, 2009

A Little Wisdom from Jane Jacobs

Traffic arteries, along with parking lots, gas stations, and drive-ins, are powerful and insistent instruments of city destruction. To accomidate them, city streets are brocken down into loose sprawls, incoherent and vacuous for anyone on foot.

-Jane Jacobs, Death and Life of Great American Cities

1 comment:

Rantwick said...

You gotta love Jane Jacobs. While some of her stuff is becoming a little dated, there are tons of timeless truisms like this in her work.

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