One of the first things that almost every person learns to do as a child is the ability that we take for granted almost every day: walking. This relatively simple yet essential method was almost always the first priority when building cities before the modern era, which almost guaranteed a road system and a citywide grid that would make it effortless to walk to almost any location that you needed to get to. Despite the fact that those city planners were dealing with a much smaller population and scale, their ability to manufacture a truly pedestrian urban environment is something that modern humans can only marvel at, even with more advanced technology. With the invention of the automobile, people were able to quickly transport themselves and any goods they carried at speeds that our ancestors could only dream of. But even with all of the positives they brought with them, cars are responsible...
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...e modern city street more than worth it.
With a combination of all three of the major topics mentioned beforehand, our city will provide others with the blueprint to creating their own sustainable transportation systems. Autonomous vehicles, upgraded and more popular public transportation and pedestrian only sections of the city: all would share the burden of providing a reliable transit option to all of our citizens. The lifeblood of our city will be able to last the tests of time, utilizing renewable energy and reducing pollution levels at every turn. Commerce and human interaction will prosper. All that is left is to lay the first brick into place and begin to create this utopian like transportation system.
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