Re: traffic stops children playing in the streets
- More about children;
This story from clevercycles.com tells about how kids freedom of
movement has been more or less abolished over four generations.
Great grandfather roamed six miles from home when he was eight.
Grandfather roamed one mile when he was eight. Mum walked to the
swimming pool and back when she was eight, half a mile. Son is now
only allowed to walk 300 yards to the end of the block.
There's a nice article about this in a back issue of Carfree Times I