Adults drive cars. Children don’t. They walk or ride bikes.
In suburban areas built mostly for cars, adults in cars dominate. On the other hand, children suffer. They usually stay inside or wait to get driven by their parents because: 1) most places of interest are not within walking or biking distance, and 2) the streets are unsafe for young pedestrians or bicyclists.
Fortunately for children, high gasoline prices are making adults less interested in driving their cars, and more interested in walking.
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