Re: [carfree_cities] The World's Concrete Coverage
- On Thu, 15 Jul 2004, kenavidor wrote:
> Something we're learning about here is how that the engineering firms thatAh-hah. Somehow, this has escaped me for "all these years." *Of
> build highways also do the engineering for flood control.
course* these folks are getting paid for "solving" problems they help
to create. Capitalism at its finest.
> This is one more reason why there needs to be a paving moratorium.Yes, and there are many others. OTOH, for those situations which
reasonably require paving, let's keep in mind an important alternative
-- permeable surfacing materials:
Also, the options are multiplied when the pavement in question is
designed for comparatively lightweight, low-speed traffic, as in
carfree cities and districts.
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