Imagine L.A. banning the automobile

Lawrence, Susan V.
September 1993
U.S. News & World Report;9/27/93, Vol. 115 Issue 12, p14
Discusses how the Chinese city of Guangzhou plans to ban bicycles and motorcycles in an effort to relieve traffic congestion. Outcry of residents; How Guangzhou's banning of the bike is like Los Angeles' banning the car; Why ban represents a great leap forward for authorities.


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