We need to stop shaping our lives around cars

We need to stop shaping our lives around cars

Poor planning fed our dependence on motors, instead of incentivising better infrastructure

There were 131,356 new cars registered last year, well up on the 80,000 or so registrations in the recession years. Our love affair with cars is well and truly steaming once more. But we don’t just like cars as a form of transport. For some, they are driven as an outward signal of our prosperity and success.

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