1946/2016: Penang wake-up call

This is how we got around in traffic (in France) in 1946

france-traffic-1950s

And here by the way is how things looked on the street in Penang about then:

Malaysia Penang street traffic 1950s

And this is how we carried out our calculations in 1946

usa eniac COMPUTER year.

Fair enough but . . .

This is how we organize traffic (in Penang) in 2016

Penang cener traffic growth

This is how we carry out our calculations in 2016

Apple iphone 7

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How are we doing?

If we think of an enormous traffic jam in 2016, how is this going to look in a generation as an example of how we carry out our mobility?  What about using all the tools at our disposal?

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Eric Britton
9, rue Gabillot, 69003 Lyon France

Bio: Educated as a development economist, Eric Britton is an American political scientist, teacher and international sustainability activist who has lived and worked in Paris since 1969. Professor of Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris), he is also MD of EcoPlan Association, an independent advisory network providing strategic counsel for government and business on policy and decision issues involving complex systems, social-technical change and sustainable development. Founding editor of World Streets: The Politics of Transport - https://worldstreets.wordpress.com . | Britton online: https://goo.gl/9CJXTh

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