Moving Towards Less Cars

Positive Future #147 (Feature photo – Sacramento Regional Transit Light Train – CCA 2.0 Generic)

The city of Sacramento is laying plans to ban new gas stations and drive-through restaurants within ¼ mile of light-rail stations according to McClatchy News. The goal is to increase light rail ridership at 23 stations to give more residents the opportunity of living car-free lifestyles.

Another goal of the Sacramento Regional Transit is to populate areas around rail stations with higher-density housing, job-rich offices and pedestrian-oriented retail. What do you think?

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