Readjustment of New Urban Communities Thinking, Planning and Implementation - "Mobility, Transport and the quality of Life"

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Readjustment of New Urban Communities Thinking, Planning and Implementation -

From the standpoint of Western-European experience there is, in my view, no doubt that uban development and resulting transportation solutions from the 1960's til today have improved the quality of life for the average uban citizen. The average increase in the quality of life of urban citizen also tend to cover the fact that this aspect of urban life differs markedly between different groups in the urban population. Indeed for some groups like the elderly the geographic dispersal of urban functions, and the increased dependence on cars in our urban areas have in fact reduced the quality of urban life for these population groups.

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