Debunking the Cul-de-Sac – Emily Badger, CityLab
Just stop letting monkeys drive cars, says video blogger CGP Grey.
The New Yorker found 1940s film taken while driving around Los Angeles streets, and followed the same course with a camera today.
The 1940s footage is a better-looking city. The New Yorker explains why.
Even then it was a city made for cars, though a lot less traffic than today.