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Jeff Speck:
The walkable city

TEDCity2.0 · 16:56 · Filmed Sep 2013
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Jeff Speck: The walkable city
16:56 · Filmed September 2013 at TEDCity2.0 · Subtitles available in 21 languages

How do we solve the problem of the suburbs? Urbanist Jeff Speck shows how we can free ourselves from dependence on the car — which he calls "a gas-belching, time-wasting, life-threatening prosthetic device" — by making our cities more walkable and more pleasant for more people.

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Jeff Speck is a city planner and the author of "Walkable City." Full bio
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