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Play the blame game and no-one wins

URBAN MOVEMENT

John Dales
29 March 2019
If we keep building them...
If we keep building them...
As we all know, point one finger and three will point back at you
As we all know, point one finger and three will point back at you
... is it any surprise they keep coming?
... is it any surprise they keep coming?

 

A couple of weeks ago, a fellow called George Monbiot (a writer fairly well-known for his environmental and political activism) wrote an article for The Guardian in which he said that, “The car is still useful – for a few people it’s essential. It would make a good servant. But it has become our master.” These words caught my eye, not just because I think George is on to something, but because I wrote about that same something in these pages around 18 months...

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John Dales

John Dales

John Dales MSC BSC MCIHT CMILT Director, Urban Mov

John Dales is a streets design adviser to local authorities around the UK, a member of several design review panels, and one of the London mayor’s design advocates. He is a past chair of the Transport Planning Society, a former trustee of Living Streets, and a committee member of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety. He is director of transport planning and street design consultancy Urban Movement. 

 

j.dales@urbanmovement.co.uk
+44 (0)7768 377 150
www.johndales.com

 

 
 
 
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