Put people before cars, then London will be a better city

Last week you asked how London could become a better city to live in than Copenhagen (Voxpop, DW 26 June).

Copenhagen has had a 20-year programme to improve public spaces and the relationship between cars and other street users. London must put cars at the bottom of the pecking order, with pedestrians and cyclists at the top. We need to make streets and public spaces more amenable and enjoyable.

Peter Murray, Director, London Festival of Architecture, by e-mail

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