No, 15-minute cities aren’t a threat to civil liberties

No, 15-minute cities aren’t a threat to civil liberties
The neighbourhood-planning concept is aimed at ensuring that everyone across a city has equal access to equally good services. (Image: Bloomberg)
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By Lara WilliamsCongratulations to everyone who had “emergence of an urban-planning alt-right conspiracy theory” on their 2023 bingo card.It may be tempting to dismiss the controversy over 15-minute cities as the ravings of a minority, albeit a very vocal one, but the hysteria ultimately tells us a lot about the climate fight and the speed bumps we’ll hit along the way.The 15-minute city is a neighbourhood-planning principle in which everything people need for day-to-day life – green space, schools, doctors, gr...

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