Urban Walking (Galway, Dublin, London, Paris, New York, Miami Beach, Lucknow)

Music: Stevie Wonder; Sharon Shannon, Mundy & Galway City; Bagatelle; Pet Shop Boys; St. Vincent; Billie Holiday; Jan Hammer; Divya Kumar

Latest brainpizza newsletter is on Urban Living and Walking (Galway, Dublin, London, Paris, New York, Miami Beach, Lucknow)

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Most Humans Now Live in Towns and Cities

Most humans now live in towns and cities – the trajectory towards urban living has been heading in one direction for more than half century now, as the graphic from Our World in Data above makes pretty clear.

Our World in Data

By definition, most of our future walking will happen in our towns and cities – if we shape our towns and cities around people.

Will our towns and cities become ever more car-dependent – pouring litres into pint pots, with spills all over the place? Or will we change how our towns and cities are organised, so populations and workplaces are more evenly matched and dispersed, reducing the daily morning and evening mass-movements by private and public transport?

Get the rest here

Plus: lots of Music: Sharon Shannon, Mundy & Galway City; Bagatelle; Pet Shop Boys; St. Vincent; Jan Hammer; Billie Holiday; Divya Kumar

Lots of writing on brain and behaviour – newsletter signup @ brainpizza.substack.com 

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Author: Shane O'Mara

Neuroscientist, Psychologist, Writer

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