Originally published, New York: Viking Press, 1959.
The New York Times Archives. See the article in its original context from March 1, , Section BR, Page 7 Buy Reprints. terrifying and important new book, "Cities in the Motor Age.". The fight for the future of the city street between pedestrians, street railways, and promoters of the automobile between and Before the advent of the automobile, users of city streets were diverse and included children at play and pedestrians at large. By , most streets were primarily a motor thoroughfares where children did not belong and where /5(2). A well-researched account of how forces redefined the street, its uses and its users in the early part of the 20th Century. Norton documents how the "Motor Age" was not inevitable but actually a concerted effort on the part of automobile manufacturers and enthusiasts to upend ancient pedestrian rights in favor of car domination/5(24). The fight for the future of the city street between pedestrians, street railways, and promoters of the automobile between and Before the advent of the automobile, users of city streets were diverse and included children at play and pedestrians at large. By , most streets were primarily a motor thoroughfares where children did not belong and where pedestrians were .
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