The 15 Minute City and the restriction of movement

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The 15 Minute City and the restriction of movement

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Nothing new, the idea has been around a while, but one place where the restriction of movement is in the spotlight is Oxford:
Oxford County Council have planned a journey restriction trial for 2024, as part of the 15 minute cities scheme. I am worried this might have far-reaching effects if we are not careful.
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Thanks...don't have any videos to post but I just read last few days that this is also now going to become a thing in Scotland soon also. Thought I'd pile that thought on. Here's one link though https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/future-cou ... hbourhoods
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Alistair Williams's take on 15 Minute Cities:

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(Talk about 20 Minute Cities)...
What's going to happen. Scottish planning minister Tom Arthur said the reforms, which were approved this week, would ‘prioritise tackling the climate crisis and reaching net zero’.

The new vision for city planning would also involve building fewer car parks, improving public transport and laying down more cycling lanes. A similar ‘15-minute city’ concept has already gained ground in other cities such as Paris and Melbourne.https://www.timeout.com/uk/news/scotlan ... way-011723
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London borough to ban cars from 75% of roads

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ready player one.the drones will deliver to you everything you need. zero minute city, stay at home and save the world.
no need for physical barriers, just an embedded chip and torture or death when you 'cross the line' or any other rules.
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The only way to get through this is to remain positive and focus as much as possible on the good.

Our battle is not with flesh and blood but with spiritual powers. Giving in to blaming any group of people and tarring them all with the same brush is a trap devised by these Dark spiritual powers. Rise above and focus on the Good. A lot of people are doing that and it's these people that will have the best outcome.
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good luck with that....
I am not saying there are not dangers in focusing on what needs to be focusing on. each to their own level.
but blind show alley is not the way. boomer optimism largely got us into this mess. read some Alan Watt (I have given up after 1800 pages of my 3000 pages, had enough, now onto some of the books he had read. and I can see behind their sugar coating their power grabs)
https://archive.org/stream/transcript-l ... 2_djvu.txt
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Not sure exactly what you mean by what you think needs to be focused on, but I wasn't referring to "boomer optimism" or Alan Watt.
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Not only 15-minute cities, but 20-minute neighbourhoods as well


20-minute neighbourhoods could be trialled in Norfolk

Eastern Daily Press
24th January, 2023

Innovative neighbourhoods, where everyone living in them has access to most of their everyday needs within a 20-minute walk, could be trialled in Norfolk.

The idea of 20-minute neighbourhoods is that people can get to key services, such as healthcare, schools, parks and shops selling fresh food, with no need to get in a car.

Such neighbourhoods have gained popularity in the United States, Australia and Scandinavia, with the concept that people can walk to and back from services within 20 minutes - 10 minutes there and 10 minutes back.

https://www.edp24.co.uk/news/23269810.2 ... d-norfolk/
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