City vision

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Dunsmuir

I love a bit of vision. I mean proper vision. I’m not talking ‘the faculty or state of being able to see‘, but rather ‘the ability to think about or plan the future with imagination or wisdom‘.  Let’s think about two words here.

Imagination.

Wisdom.

I think I see both in the video above. I think I see a concrete jungle of high rise buildings and wide boulevards and heavy traffic and increasing population. I think I see the vision to move beyond the accepted norm. I think I see the ability to planout structured and safe routes that use available space with imagination.

I know I seewisdom.

Protected bike lane

Tell me that you don’t feel NYC is barely recognisable. Having been there a couple of times – and once, memorably, to run the marathon – it is not a city that I would have…

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