A carfree city would deliver the highest quality of life for urban residents. A carfree city has significant advantages over other possibilities such as car-lite,shared-space, or traffic-calmed settings. No other model can deliver such superior results with such significant cost savings.
Cars require a huge amount of space and represent a danger to those moving by other means. Even car-lite areas still require an immense amount of resources and investment to maintain. Allowing cars means that humans will always be squeezed to the margins. Carfree spaces provide livability far surpassing other, partial “solutions.”