The presence of vehicles in city centres varies in different parts of the planet. Although, in general terms, there seems to be a trend: cars are giving up space in downtown areas. Will this trend increase in the future?
During the period of the Empire, the Romans launched an ambitious plan to build a communications network from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea, and including the British Isles and the Back Sea. Most of these roads were still being used during the following millennium and even longer. Some are still used today.
A person in a wheelchair is a pedestrian but can travel in the street in the direction of automobile traffic. Some associations are now demanding accessibility improvements in pavements so that nobody will have to “place their life at risk”