Taking Up Space

Traffic

by Richard Florida

Image via SUNY Stonybrook Department of Geosciences (h/t: Ian Swain, Martin Prosperity Institute). This poster, courtesy of the city of Muenster, Germany, illustrates the different amounts of space taken up by different kinds of transit.

  • Bicycle - 90 sq. m for 71 people to park their bikes.
  • Car - 1000 sq. m for 72 people to park their care (avg. occupancy of 1.2 people per car).
  • Bus - 30 sq m for the bus.


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