Guest opinion: A proposal to put people at the center of city planning | November 11, 2016 | Mountain View Voice | Mountain View Online |

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Opinion - November 11, 2016

Guest opinion: A proposal to put people at the center of city planning

by Bruce Liedstrand

When making decisions about the physical form and functioning of our cities, decision-makers sometimes lose sight of the most important issue of all: how the decision will affect people. For example, we tend to focus almost solely on cars when designing streets, and we often create streets that are almost impossible for a person to walk across safely and comfortably. El Camino Real is one local example.

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