Seize The Moment To Take Streets Back From Cars

Benno Martens
4 min readMay 26, 2021

It will never be easier than it is right now.

image via Street Lab

“For cities to return to the pre-pandemic status quo would be a historic blunder,” Janette Sadik-Khan wrote last month in The Atlantic. “Last year’s innovations provided a road map — no pun intended — for undoing the planning sins of the 20th century.”

Benno Martens

Community development professional. Writing about city planning, development, and placemaking.