Both the city and the greater metro region are taking a comprehensive approach, combining new parks and urban greenery initiatives with big investments in alternative transportation.
Entrenched geographic gaps in heat readiness and resilience across the sprawling metropolis are making notions of climate equity a far-off goal.
"At a time when we recognise the city is getting hotter, it seems a little perverse to pave over some of the city’s last open spaces."
This car-centric assessment of roads and mass transit fails to consider the wide range of needs that people and cities have regarding transportation networks.
A growing movement is taking aim at motor vehicles in the quest to solve traffic congestion, slash carbon emissions and create more-livable cities.
Most cities dedicate huge amounts of space to cars at rest. There's a strong case for changing that.