3_Songdo_skylineThe International Business District (IBD) in Songdo, South Korea.Gale International

When citizens of the International Business District (IBD) in Songdo, South Korea pass to paintings, pick out up their children from college, or store for groceries, using is non-compulsory.

That’s since the $35 billion district — lately a work-in-progress concerning the measurement of downtown Boston — was once designed to get rid of the will for automobiles. 

A undertaking that started in 2002, the world prioritizes mass transit, like buses, subways, and motorcycles, as an alternative of street site visitors, in step with Stan Gale, the chairman of Gale International, the developer in the back of the IBD.

When finished by means of 2020, the district will span 100 million sq. toes.

Take a have a look at the IBD’s plan under.