Great ideas from Philadelphia--which had some pretty great ideas 250 years ago too, which led to the founding of the US. The article covers urban farming, equitable health care, independent local economies, housing insulation, transport, and much more, just a wonderful compendium of things we ought to be doing, with credits to those who are already doing them...which means many if not most of you reading this!
...Ride a bike. Hop on the bus. Revive street rail with ultralight passenger cars. Restore regional freight routes. Raise transit funds with local gasoline tax. Make pathways for bicycles, rollerblades, skateboards, Segways, scooters and wheelchairs. Restore canals. Zone for mixed use, to reduce travel needs. Live near your work. Employ multitudes making mosaic sidewalks. Convert paving to playgrounds.Today is the only part of the future we can affect directly. So let's get with it, gang!