Friday, May 30, 2008

"Live free or drive"

Portland, Oregon, a rare U.S. city which provides a tantalizing reminder of what car-free living can be, is hosting a car-free conference:

The Towards Carfree Cities conference series brings together people from around the world who work to promote practical alternatives to car dependence. The conference attracts professionals, advocates, and community leaders who focus on the creation of sustainable transportation systems and on the transformation of cities, towns, and villages into human-scaled environments rich in public space and community life. -- read more at CarFreePortland