Is this the first non-car-dependent generation in America? #FutureCity @Bechtel #DiscoverE

Is this the first non-car-dependent generation in America? #FutureCity @Bechtel #DiscoverE

Is this the first generation of kids in the United States who may not be car dependant? Teenagers from schools across the United States have been entering a competition to design a future city, and the winning solutions do not involve cars. The theme of the annual Future City competition this year was Tomorrow's Transit: Design A Way To Move People In And Around Your City. Gregory Bentley, CEO of Bentley Systems Incorporated, one of the competition's major sponsors, said, having viewed the entries: “We sort of have the first generation, I think now, in the United States, who are not committed to having a car to be a part of their life”. If true, it's great news for the sustainability of future transportation in the United States. Moving people around in a way that does not cause congestion, pollution and climate change is a key problem for most cities in the world. The cha...

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