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    China is more autocratic and thus uses more...

    China is more autocratic and thus uses more central planning than a democratic/capitalist society like the US (although the US is getting less democratic and more autocratic over time). Central...
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    Agreed.

    Agreed.
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    We're not done with building suburbs, or even...

    We're not done with building suburbs, or even rebuilding city cores over time as they evolve, so if the China design is a success we'll have opportunities to borrow their ideas.
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    True, but even if these kinds of car free...

    True, but even if these kinds of car free communities ONLY take off in China, that would be huge progress. However, I'm not as pessimistic about North America as you. Pro-motoring/pro-sprawl groups...
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    There's a huge move towards building bike...

    There's a huge move towards building bike facilities in American cities (see eg.Pedaling Revolution | OSU Press), but it's decades behind Europe.
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    Thanks, I disagree. If the project gets built,...

    Thanks, I disagree. If the project gets built, and people like it, and move in, it could spawn a radical shift in how China handles future population growth and rural to urban migration. Like the...
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    In fact, it has a lot in common, albeit on a...

    In fact, it has a lot in common, albeit on a grander scale, given China's massive population, with one of your own proposals:...
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    This one sounds pretty modest and more feasible...

    This one sounds pretty modest and more feasible compared to Kangbashi, the ghost city linked by wphamilton (above) which can hold 300,000 people and currently has 20,000. That was built not far from...
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    How about commenting on the thread topic instead...

    How about commenting on the thread topic instead of your usual off-topic commenting about BF members?
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    LOL China has been one of the world's greatest...

    LOL China has been one of the world's greatest bicycling nations for decades, and car-free for the vast majority of the population for its entire history - it's not like they're suddenly discovering...
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    Too car dependent, I guess :) Seriously -...

    Too car dependent, I guess :)

    Seriously - shows the flaw in too much central planning. I hope in undertaking this new plan they learn from those expensive mistakes.
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    China building car-free city from scratch

    Car-Free City: China Builds Dense Metropolis from Scratch | Urbanist
    don't know if this has already been discussed.
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    I'm shocked that you're going ahead with the suit...

    I'm shocked that you're going ahead with the suit and trying to get them fired. It sounds like you came to the same conclusion as the "dim-wit" case worker - that having a car is in the best...
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    Sticky: To line up the columns: when done editing, ...

    To line up the columns: when done editing, hi-light the entire post, click the font button and select courier new.
    Or, (using square brackets instead of &), put &font=courier new& at the front of...
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    Yeah, thanks, I may do that kind of home mashup.

    Yeah, thanks, I may do that kind of home mashup.
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    Sticky: borosen____________________________ 5225 (7587)...

    borosen____________________________ 5225 (7587) [131/133]
    augustgarage(CA)___________________ 4872.1 (6689.8 total) [128/128]
    f1xedgear(NC)______________________ 4756 [116]...
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    Thanks, but it spoils the ventilation.

    Thanks, but it spoils the ventilation.
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    Congrats and all the best.

    Congrats and all the best.
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    Broader, more solid helmet visor. I have strong...

    Broader, more solid helmet visor. I have strong prescription glasses and wear clip-on sunglasses, and in my riding position with my head a bit down, a lot of morning sunlight comes around the visor...
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    Assault is a criminal offence. Hit and run is a...

    Assault is a criminal offence. Hit and run is a criminal offence.
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    To me that sounds like some spurs where the valve...

    To me that sounds like some spurs where the valve hole is drilled through the rim.
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    Why two buildings? Why not an all-in-one complex?...

    Why two buildings? Why not an all-in-one complex?

    Actually the 20th century modern architect Le Corbusier had a vision for a city consisting of "skyscrapers in a park". Unfortunately what we...
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    what gave you that idea?

    what gave you that idea?
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    I found a tiny metal spur with my finger tip in...

    I found a tiny metal spur with my finger tip in one of my rims.
  25. Are you sure about that 60%? It sounds very high.

    Are you sure about that 60%? It sounds very high.
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