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Monocle's design editor isn't the usual person you'd expect defending automobiles, but his insights into how cars can be a valuable part of a city's ecosystem speak to the distance city planners still have to go to find the right transport mix.

I’m going to stick my neck out a little here and say perhaps, just a little bit, we need to be careful not to write cars out of our cities at the rate we currently are. I know I stand as a very small pebble against the flood of every urbanist working to make our cities healthier, happier environments but do hear me out.

Cars are not the beasts we’re turning them into.


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