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Inside A 15-Minute City

Josh Sigurdson reports from inside a quickly-developing 15-minute city in Oxfordsire, England, complete with bollards and cameras in the streets, blocking cars from entering.

Sigurdson says that under the guise of environmentalism, ambulances and every other car will drive farther to get around. He adds that roads are blocked with wooden bollards under lock and key from central Oxford to the popular Cowley Street. Others are blocked with bollards that move up and down based on codes sent from phones. “It’s just the beginning of the World Economic Forum’s end goal for 15-minute cities,” Sigurdson says. Here’s more.

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