Wednesday, September 19, 2007

NIMBY Nightmare at the 53rd and Kenwood Crossing

Thank was just a dream.


chicago pop said...

Looks like Bangkok? There's a perfect example of unplanned, low-density sprawl -- but plenty of other SE Asian capital cities will do just as well. THAT'S what generates killer traffic.

Compared to this, Manhattan -- or the Loop -- are theme parks.

Elizabeth Fama said...

It's Hyderabad, India. Traffic seems to be a free-for-all in major cities of India, as you can see from this video:

In general, we Americans are used to a much higher level of traffic regulation. Even in Italy, it's standard procedure to walk (with your young children) down narrow cobblestoned streets with cars and motorcycles zooming inches from you (and I mean INCHES).