Voice of Denver: It’s Time to Become a Walkable City

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WalkDenver Chair Gideon Berger argues that Denver needs to invest in a more pedestrian-friendly future.

In 1903, Vermont physician Horatio Nelson Jackson was visiting San Francisco when he got into a debate about the future of the automobile. His hosts at the University Club thought it was a passing fad, an amusement for those wealthy enough to afford such a contraption. Indeed there were only a few thousand automobiles in the nation at that time. 

Jackson, however, was sure enough about the future of the automobile that he bet $50 (about $1,300 in today’s dollars) to prove that he could drive across the country in one.…..read more.

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