Urbanist Manifesto

This I believe:

To fix these problems we must cut down on driving in general, and especially of gasoline-powered cars. We must provide good alternatives to driving, so people voluntarily give it up. We must build lots more housing, in places where people don't need to drive. And we must make streets safer for non-drivers.

Here are some specific policies to accomplish these goals:

Most of these ideas are not new, I've just collected them and written brief non-jargony descriptions. A few are my own additions. Together they represent my platform for improving cities, making urban life more pleasant, and saving the world by fighting climate change.

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