How better transportation can reinvigorate a city
The hallmark of a thriving city is the rich tapestry of communities that define it. But in some of today's rapidly expanding urban areas, the swift spread of slums tends to disconnect rather than connect, to the detriment of the overall health of a city. Antonella Mei-Pochtler believes transportation systems are the best way to re-engineer and reconnect. She gives examples of how the world can affordably reinvigorate the sprawling city, reestablishing "connectivity for many, not speed for few."