Comment 98889

By KevinLove (registered) | Posted March 21, 2014 at 21:23:30 in reply to Comment 98886

Yes, the car-free zones in major Japanese and European cities are burning down to the ground. Leaving nothing but a burned-out cinder where there used to be a city.

Or perhaps not.

As the people who live there attest, the car-free zones are booming hubs of business and commerce with high property values because people really, really want to live there.

But we don't have to go to Europe or Japan. The Toronto Islands form North America's largest car-free urban area. And so many people really, really want to live there that they get over 10 applications for every vacancy that opens on the 15-year waiting list. See:

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