Local Roads in the Era of Peak Car

DSC00580I ran across an article from NewGeography that discusses Peak Car. Apparently, we have reached “the point at which the seemingly inexorable rise in vehicle miles traveled in America finally comes to an end.” And that means we need to be rethinking our roads and road projects.

With the trend of younger people not driving and the move toward walkable cities, how might Little Falls capitalize on Peak Car? How should the city re-think its road system?

To get thoughts flowing, see the article from NewGeography mentioned above, Urbanists Need to Face the Full Implications of Peak Car: http://www.newgeography.com/content/004781-urbanists-need-face-full-implications-peak-car.

This article from Digital Trends discusses 5 reasons young people aren’t doing as much driving as their predecessors: http://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/5-reasons-young-people-are-not-buying-cars-or-getting-their-drivers-license/.