We propose a green city, a true sustainable garden city. No personal vehicles in the 2.5km diameter centre. A place to walk, to cycle, to take safe, efficient, reliable shared transport.
New High Speed Rail connections are proposed in the UK, Singapore, the Middle East, USA and elsewhere. This presents a huge opportunity to re-think how cities work and look. We have taken this opportunity to re-imagine how a new settlement of 100,000 living in the central area could be designed around a new high speed transport hub. It could be Crewe, southern Malaysia or northern California. The design would be site specific whilst adopting the design principles suggested here.
Previous new town examples such as the Garden City, Milton Keynes, Chandigarh and new settlements in China have relied too heavily on petrol fuelled personal transport. Our proposal eliminates the private car entirely within the centre.