Ever walk down the street alongside an endless row of parked cars and wonder why we’ve all seemingly agreed that auto owners are entitled to use 180 square feet of public space to store private property? Ever question whether that space could be put to better use? Streetfilms interviewed Randy Cohen, author of “The Ethicist,” a column in the New York Times Magazine, and discussed with him the ethics of current and future transportation behavior.
What do you think? Cars certainly provide greater freedom of movement over long distances than any other form of transportation, but should we begin to think more multi-modally? Should cars be one piece of the transportation puzzle, integrating with rail, bus, bike, etc.? Should cars be allowed in urban cores at all?