10572Re: Malta`s optical carfree TignePoint development // Re: [carfree_cities] carfree development, in progress
- Nov 10, 2007Hi Markus,
>I don`t know, if those rich TignePoint people "hate cars". They are stillI didn't figure out how many cars are accommodated, but I imagine it's
>addicted: did you see that they hide all the cars in underground garages ?
quite a few, and it will be expensive.
>That will cost much money, doesn`t solve any problem with air pollution, andYes, but the local quality of life WILL be better. In the beginning,
>stabilises the existing car-oriented structure around.
I think it's going to be difficult to get pure carfree projects,
because the infrastructure for carfree life just isn't there yet,
at least not in most cities.
>To me, those optical carfree quarters are only one small (& slow) stepYes, I think it's instructive that rich people hate cars (except their
>towards carfree cities. Good point is the carfree surface and how
>tignepoint.com celebrates its advantages - this intensity from a developer`s
>side seems still new and encouraging -, but still remains the conventional
>personal mobility behaviour, except that those people don`t need to "see"
>their car all the time.
own limousine) and don't want to look at them. The rest of us can
just suffer, I guess.
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