Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #907- April 7, 2018

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.…to bring the pedestrian back into the picture, one must treat him with the respect and honor we now accord only to the automobile: we should provide him with pleasant walks, insulated from traffic, to take him to his destination, once he enters a business precinct or residential quarter.

—LEWIS MUMFORD, US Social Philosopher, Urban Planner, 1895–1990


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #866- Feb 25, 2018

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Restore human legs as a means of travel. Pedestrians rely on food for fuel and need no special parking facilities.

—LEWIS MUMFORD, American Social Philosopher, Urban Planner, 1895–1990


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #737- Oct 19, 2017

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Perhaps our age will be known to the future historian as the age of the bulldozer and the exterminator; and in many parts of the country the building of a highway has about the same result upon vegetation and human structures as the passage of a tornado or the blast of an atom bomb….

—LEWIS MUMFORD, The Highway and the City, 1953


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #601 – June 5, 2017

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Our national flower is the concrete cloverleaf.

—LEWIS MUMFORD, US Social Philosopher, Urban Planner, 1895–1990


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #204 – May 4, 2016

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Nothing could do more to give life back to our blighted urban cores than to reinstate the pedestrian, in malls and pleasances designed to make circulation a delight.

—LEWIS MUMFORD, The Highway and the City, 1953


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