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Vox Pop: Could you live in a car-free city?

Plans are in place for some suburban areas of Cardiff to become car-free, but could this also lead to a car-free centre?









Cardiff is a relatively compact city, so would appear to be the ideal place to road test the UK’s first no car zones. Councillor Ralph Cook hopes that some developers outside the city will agree to car-free suburbs, as he believes it will save residents money.

The Cabinet member for transport sees no reason why areas of central Cardiff couldn’t eventually follow suit, explaining that it would be easier, because they’re already covered by public transport, “If you can achieve this in the suburbs, you can certainly achieve it in the centre.”

We took to the streets to find out how people felt about living car-free. 

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